On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:43 -0600, D. Stimits wrote:

> For me, it is a serious problem. I work in the print industry, typically 
> creating PostScript drivers. The PS output is quite good quality, and 
> every conversion generally suffers serious quality issues. Gimp is one 
> of the best tools available for UNIX side PostScript. Photoshop and some 
> other tools, despite being Adobe products, tend to break standards 
> compliant high end print systems (most of those products work great so 
> long as you don't mix them with other people's products, then they 
> suck...gimp PS works flawlessly with all of the certified systems). As 
> soon as you start making PDF-to-PostScript conversions or 
> PostScript-to-PDF-to-PostScript, the output is hopeless. Don't do it.

We are talking about the new Print plug-in here, not about the plug-in
that is used to save an image as a Postscript file. So your concerns are
probably not valid.


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