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Re: PDF docs

From: Peter Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com>, <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: PDF docs
Date: 2002-12-02 15:01:20
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On Mon, 2 Dec 2002, Tom Lane wrote:

> Vince Vielhaber <vev(at)michvhf(dot)com> writes:
> > Who generated the PDF docs for 7.2?  Remember how it was done?  Is
> > there a script somewhere for it?
> Thomas has always done that in the past.  There is some basic info
> about it in the docs:
> (see B.3.3), but I got the impression that he always did a great deal
> of manual tweaking in the process.

IIRC tables didn't format correctly (occasionally split over pages).

Also (not sure if previous post made it), the docbook->PDF generated badly
implemented files (~30% bigger than need be) [caused by pdftex].


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