[NTG-context] HZ and DVI

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jan 10 09:22:02 CET 2007


Sanjoy Mahajan wrote:
> Peter M <pmlists at free.fr> writes:
>   
>> The only reason why I still keep asking for dvi, is the good xdvi
>> viewer.
>>     
>
> I agree. xdvi is what prompted me into trying dvi mode again (and
> investigating dvipos), because of its excellent anti-aliasing.  The
> only pdf viewer whose rendering quality might be comparable is the
> 'apparition' viewer, part of the fitz <http://ccxvii.net/apparition/>.
> Not ready for prime time yet, but it has lots of potential.
>   
there was a time that gs did better rendering than acrobat but that wa 
slong ago; i think that acrobat's anti aliasing is ok (at least om my 
high res screen)

also, the latest acrobats (esp v 8) do a pretty good job now on bitmap 
fonts

Hans

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