Anomalous DVIPS behaviour

Arthur Ogawa
Wed, 04 Oct 2000 08:19:42 -0700

Fabrice Popineau wrote:

> Ok, this is definitely an option to add to dvips : silently ignore the
> src: specials.

I concur, and I would cast the option in the following terms: silently
ignore unimplemented syntax. This approach to \special s was one of the
cornerstones of the DVI standards committee's Level 0 standard, and Tom
Rokicki has told me (1994) that he thought it would be a good idea. For
all I know have already implemented it.

Arthur Ogawa