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Re: FYI pango/font status

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: FYI pango/font status
Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2005 23:22:20 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> > > We need a new command to select the backend -- I propose
> > > \TeXformat and \PSformat so that the `-f ps' and `-f tex' switches
> > > become obsolete.
> > 
> > And SVG/Gnome/whatever-we-come-up-with-next?  I disagree with this
> > idea.
> See my other mail too.  We must make a distinction between backends
> which produce final output (`-f ps') and backends which produce input
> for a `postprocessor' -- `-f tex' or a hypothetical `-f groff'.
> Ideally, `-f ps' should be renamed to `-f lilypond' since the real
> output format is directly controlled with --ps, --pdf, or --svg.

Maybe -f gives the wrong idea. The options should be changed to

  --backend=tex --format=dvi,ps,pdf,png

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