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Re: Stripes broken once passed through ps2pdf

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Stripes broken once passed through ps2pdf
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:04:53 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Jeff,

Jeff Kingston <address@hidden> skribis:

> Textures have always been a problem.  For years, my printer's
> Adobe implementation of PostScript would print them correctly
> but my viewer, based on GhostScript, would show nothing at all.
> So I'm not surprised that ps2pdf still has problems.

Well, surprisingly, viewing the EPS file with GNU gv or Evince (which
both use Ghostscript) shows the right pattern, though it looks
“pixelized”.  Viewing the PDF file shows the wrong pattern.

> My suggestion is to get to like what it's giving you.
> IMO, what you are getting is a pretty cool pattern.

Yes, that’s right!

Perhaps we need something like ‘texture { random }’ then?  :-)


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