joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu Oct 31 19:01:34 CET 2019
On 21/10/2019 11:54, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 20/10/2019 22:03, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> On 20/10/2019 21:34, Joseph Wright wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> I've started looking at PDF-2.0 support for pdfTeX. The attached
>>> introduces \pdfmajorversion for the binary: I need to look at the
>>> manual too.
>>> At present, this does *not* address PDF inclusion: that requires
>>> minimal changes in the WEB but more significant changes in the C, and
>>> that looks more 'interesting'. I'm sending this first so others can
>>> test, etc.
>>> Feedback welcome.
>> I'm working slowly on other stuff:
> Updated version of the patch is attached. This should cover all of the
> key points:
> - PDF major version is allowed from 1 upward
> - Minor fixes compared with previous patch
> - Image inclusion checks \pdfmajorversion
> Some of the error messages were a bit long if I said both
> \pdfmajorversion and \pdfminorversion, hence the re-phrasing.
> Testing to date has been (a) does it build (Ubuntu as WSL, Travis-CI)
> and (b) does a very simple LaTeX document work. I'm pretty confident
> that setting "%PDF-2.0" is fine, but the image inclusion part may be
> more tricky. (In particular, I'm not sure whether the build set up uses
> the Poppler branch for PDF data retrieval.)
Does the patch look OK ... I've heard no comment, and the LaTeX team
were recently asked about exactly this issue at the macro level!
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