On Sun, 2007-07-22 at 14:10 +0200, Stefan Roellin wrote:

> The current implementation/patch now has a disadvantage: if you print to a
> postscript target, the image has to be exported TWICE: once for the 'print
> preview widget' (with alpha) and once for the postscript target (without
> alpha). This is certainly not optimal regarding memory consumption. 

I have attached a patch to the bug report that outlines a way to work
around this problem.

> If yes, a solution could be to not distinguish between a Postscript and a
> PDF target (i.e. to embed only opaque images into a PDF despite the fact
> that PDF can handle images with alpha values).

Would this approach have any disadvantages?


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