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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] How to render images?

On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Bob Stayton wrote:

> According to the FOP page on graphics:
> FOP provides support for two output targets:
>   a.. PostScript (full support).
>   b.. PDF (partial support). Due to the lack of a built-in PostScript
> interpreter, FOP can only embed the EPS file into the PDF. Acrobat Reader
> will not currently display the EPS (it doesn't have a PostScript
> interpreter, either) but it will be shown correctly when you print the PDF
> on a PostScript-capable printer. PostScript devices (including GhostScript)
> will render the EPS correctly.
> Other output targets can't be supported at the moment because FOP lacks a
> PostScript interpreter.

And so it does!  I missed that.  It makes sense, although in a warped way.
Thanx for your explanation.


	Tom "thriving on chaos" Peters

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