[tex-live] \pdfcompresslevel=9 in hyperref/hpdftex.def

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sun Jan 21 17:45:00 CET 2007

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 06:35:55PM +0300, Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> Hi Heiko,
> for some reason, hyperref/hpdftex.def sets \pdfcompresslevel=9,
> overriding user default which is nowadays stored in pdftexconfig.tex
> (and previously in pdftex.ini) and preloaded into format.
> what is the reason for this, 

Perhaps in early days, \pdfcompresslevel was zero.
For a better answer you must do some historical research.
Perhaps Sebastian knows an answer.

> and could you remove setting of
> \pdfcompresslevel if there's no need for it there?

Probably yes, but I don't have the time now.

Your sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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