[pdftex] Multiple references to image fails.

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Fri Jun 13 21:55:43 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 10 June 2008 08:42:59 pm Will Robertson wrote:
> Hi John,
> The pdfTeX list is bizarrely not allowing my message to be sent
> through, so I'm addressing this to you directly. Feel free to reply
> to the pdfTeX list itself, however.
> On 10/06/2008, at 10:21 PM, John Culleton wrote:
> > The e-book site restricts
> > total e-book size to 2mb so every byte counts.  For this reason I
> > am using TeX instead of Scribus, and plain pdftex instead of
> > Context or pdfLaTeX.
> Perhaps this is a silly question (and I know you're a Plain TeX guy
> anyway, so I'm not grilling you), but does compilation with LaTeX
> really produce larger PDF files than with Plain TeX?
> I thought LaTeX *loads* more maths fonts &c. than Plain, but if
> they're not used I was always (perhaps naïvely) under the
> impression it'd make no difference to the final output, just the
> speed with which it got there.
> Will

I tested "hello world" in pdftex and Context.   The Context file was 
bigger. I did not test pdflatex, but you can if you are curious. 

John Culleton
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