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

James Quirk jjq at galcit.caltech.edu
Wed Jan 13 16:38:07 CET 2010

On Wed, 13 Jan 2010, Jim Diamond wrote:

> If this is (easily) do-able under your favourite OS, could you write a
> program which, when given a PDF, Does The Right Thing and calls either
> AA 5 or AR 9 (or whatever) on the file, as appropriate?  And then
> associate this program with '.pdf' ?
If you're going to go that route, it's also possible to have the program 
do conversion from PDF1.5 to PDF1.4, or whatever, before it passes the 
document to the viewer. It's more involved, but still do-able. And with 
the speed of today's machines, hardly noticeable in the overhead it 

> Cheers.
> 				Jim

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