[tex-live] PDF 1.5 by default in TL 2010

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 11 14:22:28 CET 2010

Manuel Pegourie-Gonnard <mpg at elzevir.fr> wrote:

> Heiko Oberdiek a écrit :
> > This also raises the question, whether also the documentation
> > should be generated with \pdfminorversion=5, \pdfobjcompresslevel=2
> > to save space or is something similar to PDF/A (PDF-1.4) to be
> > preferred?
> >
> Since we don't generate documentation ourselves in TL, but merely take
> what is on CTAN, which is provided by authors. So we could consider
> the decision is up to individual authors, unless the CTAN wants to
> state some preference on their upload page.

i doubt any such statement would have any effect -- most users pay
precious little attention to what our stated preferences are.


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