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

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sat Jan 15 19:25:09 CET 2011

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> On 13-1-2010 15:00, James Quirk wrote:
>>> Not on the same machine! installing newer versions of AR implies
>>> uninstalling old versions even of AA (if I understood correctly the
>>> acronyms used by Phil...). Acrobat 5 was a really good, reliable, and
>> This is a problem on Windows/OS X. With Linux, however, there
>> is no problem having multiple versions of AR on the one machine.
> it's no problem to have multiple versions of acrobat on windows either (not
> that i care to keep old versions around as recent versions can always be set
> to lower versions when saving or manipulating files)

Definitely one can keep multiple versions of AR on MacOSX.

I observed no weird behaviour with multiple versions of AA on MacOSX
either, but Adobe was discouraging this (while according to them
multiple versions of AR are ok)

Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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