Re: The printing work has been merged

On Mon, 2006-03-27 at 12:57 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-27 at 04:57 -0600, Yevgen Muntyan wrote:
> > I believe it would be an easy option of PS backend (or whoever
> > would print postscript), EPS is just PS without some header, right?
> As I understand it EPS is a subset of PostScript.  Pure PostScript can
> do anything, such as create new pages, be a web server, etc.
> Encapsulated PostScript is designed for embedding in other documents, so
> it more like SVG in that respect: lots of the functionality isn't
> supported, EPS files have more explicit bounding boxes, etc.

A specific issue in this case is that i don't think EPS files can
contain multiple pages. This means its not really possible to create EPS
files in the print backend. EPS files are more meant to be used for
clipart-style images.

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