[pdftex] [tex-live] PDF 1.5 by default in TL 2010

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 10:39:19 CET 2010

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Ulrich Dirr <ud at art-satz.de> wrote:
>> (Sorry for the cross-posting.)
>> For TL 2010, we would like to change the default PDF output version to
>> PDF 1.5 (proposed by Elie Roux).  This is so we can use
>> \pdfcompresslevel and generate noticeably smaller PDF's by default.
> [...]
>> If anyone knows of other reasons not to make the change, please speak up.
> If you want to produce files that conform to ISO standards like PDF/X-3
> (which is widely spread in printing industry) or PDF/X-1a (mainly for
> archiving purposes) files in PDF 1.5 won't pass.

Actually, this is quite important. With this in mind, I would vote
against PDF 1.5 in TL2010.


Vedran Miletić

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