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Re: [Groff] Graphics

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Groff] Graphics
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 21:30:52 +0000

Hi Egil,

>       b. Let device drivers see only "digested" rasters in one simple
>       and easy format.

PNM since it's well-understood, portable, and ASCII if required?

>       c. Put rendering where it belongs, i.e. in the device driver.
>       For the postscipt driver, this is of course more a matter of
>       shipping the image data onwards in the postscript.
> It is probably not very important to support all sorts of formats. In
> particular, a proof-of-concept version need only support simple ascii
> formats like pgm.

Perhaps support only PNM and punt anything else to anytopnm(1)?



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