[texhax] includegraphics and image scaling

Mark Hale historical.linguist at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 00:23:20 CET 2010

In my world if an application writes a file which simultaneously
asserts that the single image in that file is at 96dpi and at 72dpi,
the application is creating "incorrect" files. I think this means
that I live in a world where logic trumps bad programming.

Being a standard tool does not make you bug-free, it merely
gives you the political clout to compel others to deal with your
buggy software. I wouldn't personally be surprised if many of
the people involved with projects such as Xe(la)tex don't feel
particularly strongly motivated by attempts to wield
that clout.


> In the printing and publishing world, at least in my experience, Photoshop
> is *the* de facto standard image manipulation tool.  Any file that comes
> from Photoshop is, by definition, "correct."
> -pd

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