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Re: 8.1 PDF Documentation.

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>, David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.1 PDF Documentation.
Date: 2005-11-15 05:13:01
Message-ID: 200511150513.jAF5D1e13382@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com> writes:
> > It took about two days each (run serially) on a 2xOpteron 246 using debian 
> > unstable's:
> > openjade: 1.3.2-8
> > opensp: 1.5.1/0-4
> > docbook-dsssl: 1.79-3
> 
> BTW, the -US file sends my (rather old) copy of acroread into what may
> be an infinite loop ... I gave up waiting for it to redisplay after
> trying to scroll down the bookmarks window.  Even just displaying
> successive pages is painfully slow.
> 
> I suspect there's something wrong with the toolset you're using.

I am using Acrobat 5.0 on XP and BSD/OS and it worked fine for me,
including bookmarks.  It was very fast.

I am still unclear why there is no more reliable SGML toolchain for PDF
output after all these years.  Seems things have improved because we now
have bookmarks, but still, why is this functionality not more mainstream.

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