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Subject: DOCBOOK-APPS: EPS -> PNG with anti-aliasing


I thought some of you might be interested in this.

If you're using DocBook to create documentation in a variety of formats,
*and* you're using images, and one of your 'source' image formats is EPS
then you may well have been using "eps2png", from


The problem with eps2png is a limitation in Ghostscript -- it doesn't
anti-alias the PNG images.

To fix this, one of the FreeBSD contributors has written "peps", which
can be used to convert EPS to PNG (and other formats) with

peps can be downloaded[1] from 


which also has some illustrations of the problem, and how peps solves


[1] If you're using FreeBSD then it's in the ports tree already.
FreeBSD: The Power to Serve             http://www.freebsd.org/
FreeBSD Documentation Project           http://www.freebsd.org/docproj/

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