Sven Neumann wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 22:04 +0200, LightningIsMyName wrote:
>> 1. How will the user create multi-paged PDFs? Should he choose
>> different images, one for each page? (This sounds like the most
>> reasonable way compared to other ways I thought of).
> Why would we want to allow the user to create multi-paged PDF files?
> Perhaps, before anything else, we need to clearly define what the
> purpose of PDF export is. We certainly don't want to provide a tool to
> create an illustrated book. That's what page layout applications are
> used for.
Indeed, what is the advantage of pdf export of a single image?
Despite the current obsession with this format it is pretty clunky and
inflexible. I don't see much point for a single image.
PDF would just be a simple wrapper and this would best be done by and
pdf editor that fully supports all the pdf features. It's unlikely gimp
would want to maintain full functionality just to do this export.
The other question is licensing of pdf. IRCC pdf viewing is allowed in a
fairly liberal sense but creating pdf is what Abode make money on and
retains the rights to.
I could be wrong but that was my recollection.
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