[tex-k] The dvitype utility can't dump XDV files

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Freenet.DE
Thu Oct 14 17:50:53 CEST 2010

Am 14.10.2010 um 15:32 schrieb Peter Breitenlohner:

> On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 13.10.2010 um 16:56 schrieb Peter Breitenlohner:
>>> ...  As a prerequisite one would need a very
>>> precise description of the XDV format.
>> It must be in xetex.ch. There the changed DVI type ID is  
>> documented ? at the beginning of almost 10,000 lines. ...
> It is, but unfortunately not "very precise".

Then the author, Jonathan Kew, must be asked. He also wrote the  
patches to extend dvipdfmx to xdvipdfmx. (For Mac OS X xdv2pdf exists,  
whose further development has stopped a few years ago.)



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