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Re: [Groff] Doubly slanted Greek in PDF

From: Chuck Martin
Subject: Re: [Groff] Doubly slanted Greek in PDF
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2003 21:49:47 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.4i

I mistakenly sent this directly to Alejandro instead of the list, so I'm
resending it.  Sorry about that.

On Mon, Apr 07, 2003 at 04:03:39PM -0500, Alejandro Lopez-Valencia wrote:
> At 02:16 p.m. 07/04/2003, Robert D. Goulding wrote:
> >Minimal document:
> >
> >.EQ
> >alpha beta gamma
> >.EN
> >
> >This looks fine in postscript, but when I convert to pdf with ps2pdf (AFPL
> >ghostscript 8.00) the greek letters come out doubly slanted, as viewed in
> >acroread, gv and xpdf (I'm attaching the files) -- either a bug in the SS
> >postscript prologue, or (more likely) in the latest ghostscript.  Can
> >others try this out with different gs versions?
> I cannot reproduce the problem, either with GNU GS 7.05 in PDF 1.2, 1.3 or 
> 1.4 mode, nor with JawsPDF 2.1.1 in 1.3 mode.

That's funny.  I'm seeing it with both gs 7.05 and gv 3.5.8, included with
Slackware 8.1.  I've captured the three characters as they appear on my
screen in both gs and gv with xv as .png files, which I'm attaching.


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