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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Inserting eps or pdf documents into a DocBookdocument


It seems, from Richard's other comments, that I was mistaken about
sgml2x calling pdfjadetex.  Apologies for asserting that it did so
without really examining the code.


On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:22:18AM +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Richard Sharpe writes:
>  > >I don't know... sgml2x *calls* pdfjadetex!  And it works fine with
>  > >EPS files... in fact, I've always thought pdfjadetex worked fine with
>  > >EPS so I have been extremely surprised to see the recent suggestions
>  > >to NOT use EPS files.  Have you tried it and had it fail?
>  > 
>  > Oh yes, it fails with a message about LaTeX not understanding eps ...
> pdfTeX does not, probably never will, understand EPS files. there is
> no Postscript interpreter to do the work.  I suspect the script
> quietly convertts EPS to PDF on the fly
> Sebastian
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