Subject: Re: On the Road to version 1.0
From: Leonard Rosenthol (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Dec 20 2001 - 23:02:48 CST
At 08:20 PM 12/20/2001 -0500, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>WMF may be more popular than EPS, that I grant.
Depends on the market you are targetting ;).
>But in the business world vector
>drawings are definitely preferred to raster images, especially for
>And CMYK vs. ICC cs. RGBA is meaningless on a monochrome laser. Resolution
>is where it's at.
>.EPS has the rather strong advantage of translating in vector format
>all the way to the printer.
ONLY if you have a Postscript printer! If you have a raster, PCL
or other type of printer, then EPS ends up getting rasterized early on.
>It's also just about the simplest possible
>import format to deal with. The WP must select the frame size and
>position, that's it. The postscript just gets translated and shipped
>on out. No scaling, no preview, no nothin' needed. It's all the printer's
ONLY if you have a Postscript printer...
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