[pdftex] distiller vs pdf(la)tex (not a flame war, just asking for info)

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Thu Nov 13 15:10:59 CET 2003

On 2003-11-12 14:07:21 +0100, franciszek holop wrote:
> i am just about to engage in a holy war with a word/distiller
> man, but being as lame as i am when it comes to typography as
> a science i would like to ask you what (if any) advantages does
> pdf(la)tex have over adobe distiller (say 4.0).

What are you comparing? pdftex is a complete typsetting system
capable of producing pdf while distiller is only a ps->pdf

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               Martin Schröder, ms at artcom-gmbh.de
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