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

Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Wed Jan 13 14:20:55 CET 2010

Hi Thierry,

Thierry Bouche a écrit :
> which has not been updated for PDF 1.5 (remember that people might be
> interested not only in viewing or printing PDF, but also reading it
> aloud for blind people, extracting metadata, converting textual
> content to some XML dialect: it's not only acrobat replacements whose
> compatibility have to be evaluated before such a move!).
You raise interesting points here. It would be good to check if most PDF 
readers (as opposed to viewers) can handle compressed PDF 1.5 since a 
reasonable amount of time (say, a few years).


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