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Re: The future of Linux - architecture and package



On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 06:29:55PM +0100, Mathieu Chouquet-Stringer wrote:
> > >  - xpdf         PDF file viewer for the X Window System.
> > Unusuably bad with most modern pdf files
> 
> Allow me to disagree here, I can forward you quite a bunch of recent pdfs
> evince can't read or just render the wrong way.

I didn't say anything about evince, evince sucks too. I can give you pdfs
that xpdf takes a week to render and kdpf renders correctly in 2 seconds.

> For example I've got the manual for a Canon camera that has a big "COPY"
> sign in the background and that's the only thing evince renders (on all
> pages).

Evince/xpdf/gimp and also print (but not view) in kpdf all mess up pdf files
which contain images with transparent backgrounds for one, so no suprises.


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