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Re: postgresql manuals

From: Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>
To: Josh Kupershmidt <schmiddy(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: vilpesh <vil_mistry(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: postgresql manuals
Date: 2012-07-18 21:06:12
Message-ID: 50072544.9000502@kaltenbrunner.cc (view raw or flat)
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On 07/17/2012 07:26 PM, Josh Kupershmidt wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 8:26 PM, vilpesh <vil_mistry(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:
> 
>> I have been downloading the postgresql manual in pdf form.
>> I had downloaded for 9.1 release pdf in both A4 and US formats.
>>
>> I tried opening the pdf files on windows 7 using Acrobat Reader X version
>> 10.1.3 and Foxit reader 5.3.1.0606, but both do make complaints of the pdf
>> file.
>>
>> Please suggest alternatives to above pdf readers or please verify the
>> correctness of the pdf files.
> 
> The 9.1 A4 PDF file from here:
>   http://www.postgresql.org/files/documentation/pdf/9.1/postgresql-9.1-A4.pdf
> 
> seems fine to me. I tried the same version of Foxit reader on Windows
> 2003 R2, and am able to view it without trouble. Chrome, Preview, and
> the pyPdf library on OS X also have no troubles.
> 
> What "complaint" exactly do you see in Acrobat Reader and/or Foxit?
> Are you able to download and open other PDFs from the web? Also, could
> you verify the location you downloaded the PDF from, the size of the
> .pdf file, and if possible the md5sum as well?

yeah - exact details on the observed failures and issues would be very
much appreciated. We made some refinements to the way we build and
"optimize" the pdfs recently mostly to optimized the quality and the
size of the files, and while we did extensive testing on a variety of
platforms and pdf viewers there might still be some odd platforms that
behave differently.



Stefan

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