[tex-live] texdoc in luatex

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Tue Jun 26 14:48:43 CEST 2007

"Martin Schröder" <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:

> 2007/6/26, Frank Küster <frank at kuesterei.ch>:
>> I mean, is it a problem in real life - with the kind of CPU, memory and
>> DVD reader our average user has, and with the typical large-size PDF
>> file in TeXLive:
> Probably not. But in my experience you don't gain much by eternally
> compressing PDFs; 

Well, I wouldn't call 40 or 50% "not much".  And that's what we're left
with if we do not switch to PDF 1.5.

> and since the decompression is a separate step, it's
> kind of clumsy.

Well, yes - that's what this thread started with, and the question I'm
still interested in:  Should tools like texdoc or viewers like xpdf be
written such that they can transparently access those files, or isn't it
worth it?

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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