[tex-live] Re: Re: Please drop the DVI-with-pdfTeX hack!
J.Fine at open.ac.uk
Thu Sep 8 14:03:03 CEST 2005
"Frank Küster" <frank at kuesterei.ch> wrote in message
news:8764tc4v9u.fsf at alhambra.kuesterei.ch...
> "Jonathan Fine" <J.Fine at open.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Perhaps the microtype tail is trying to wag the dog.
> It's not only microtype, it is every package or document that tries to
> access pdfTeX's additional primitives. Now that we have decided to use
> pdfTeX as our main engine, we can't say it's just our tail - it's quite
> near to our heart.
For me, TeX is much closer to my heart than pdfTeX and pdfeTeX.
Off-topic: According to http://www.latex-project.org/intro.html
> LaTeX is based on Donald E. Knuth's TeX typesetting language.
Ralph's draft announcement wrote:
> The advantage of this change is that now packages like microtype.sty can
> be used to produce DVI files with the microtypographical extensions from
In other words, the microtypographic extensions.
But you are saying it is all pdfTeX additional primitives.
Could someone clarify this. Which is it?
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