[XeTeX] PDF V1.6 too recent

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Jan 10 17:04:57 CET 2013

Martin Schröder wrote:

> 2013/1/10 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
>> and it wass therefore a great surprise to discover that it could not
>> handle a version of PDF that was specified six years ago.
> Please stop wasting electrons: It is perfectly able to do that.

Really ?  So the message

> ** WARNING ** Version of PDF file (1.6) is newer than version limit specification.

is not a warning at all, and XeTeX is perfectly happy to handle PDF Version 1.6 ?

If so, I shall be forced to use even more electrons and ask

"Could the spurious warning that XeTeX cannot handle PDF 1.6 please be removed ?".

Philip Taylor

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