[Dev-luatex] [luatex] Luatex 0.42.0 (a snapshot release)
taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jul 17 13:18:41 CEST 2009
Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 12:31:56PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> * The \pdfcompresslevel is now effectively fixed as soon as
>> output to the pdf file has occurred.
> Why? Is there a technical reason?
Yes (-ish). The compression level is now a part of the pdf back-end
structure because with that, the back-end does not have to access
eqtb all the time. It would be possible to do a synchronization
whenever the value in eqtb changes, but:
> Sometimes it makes sense to have some parts uncompressed
> (e.g. for debugging purposes, ...)
You could just be brave and not compress the pdf at all.
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