[racket-dev] [plt] Push #28945: master branch updated

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Fri Jun 27 08:57:24 EDT 2014

I can't explain, no. The pdfs don't actually seem to _be_ worse when
printing, so this pathway just seems to encourage viewers somehow.

But apparently if you have a retina mac, this flag isn't necessary.


On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 7:22 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt
<samth at cs.indiana.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 4:30 AM,  <robby at racket-lang.org> wrote:
>> 5280395 Robby Findler <robby at racket-lang.org> 2014-06-27 03:25
>> :
>> | add the --dvipdf flag to scribble
>> |
>> | This adds a new back-end pipeline for generating pdf to
>> | scribble, with the hope that included picts (e.g., those
>> | generated by Redex) will look better when viewed with
>> | on-screen pdf viewers
> Can you explain more about why this would work better? In particular,
> there are lots of things that work better/only with pdflatex (fonts,
> unicode, hyperlinks, etc) so I hope that there isn't some permanent
> barrier to getting both nice-looking Redex picts and fancy latex
> features.
> Sam

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