[pdftex] support for svg

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jun 21 09:14:59 CEST 2004

story at uakron.edu wrote:

> In the PDF spec, Section 9.4 covers Alternate Representations and 
> there is an
> outlined example of use.  The only application that I know of is Adobe 
> Photoshop Album, you can create a slideshow presentation and save it 
> to a PDF doc.

that's a different mechanism than the one used in the posted example; 
alternative representations replace pages; the photoshop album is a 
nother weird one; same for some features related to eletronic camera 
producers; these have to do with using acrobat as a container format

> Leonard Rosenthol, of PDFSages, announced a SVG plugin available for 
> the free download,
> you must have Acrobat 6.0.  I've tried it and it works  well.  It 
> turns out you only need acrobat to embed the svg, someone with adobe 
> reader 6.0 can view the svg without the plug-in.
> See http://www.planetpdf.com/mainpage.asp?webpageid=3250

doesn't adrobat come with it sown svg engine? i wonder what the plug in does in addition; must look into it 


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