[pdftex] Pdftex vs. pdfetex

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Tue Jan 28 15:47:37 CET 2003

On Tue, Jan 28, 2003 at 08:41:32AM +0000, John Culleton wrote:

> Are the two programs pdftex and pdfetex updated in parallel?


> If one is typesetting in English is there any advantage to using
> pdfetex?

Yes. Some packages require pdfetex, some are faster, some
are more correct/less problematic.

See the documentation of eTeX for a description of features.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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