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Re: Missing items to make Cairo ready

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Missing items to make Cairo ready
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 17:41:36 +0100
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Jean Abou Samra <> writes:

> Le 30/12/2022 à 16:59, Karlin High a écrit :
>> What are the chances of having a conversion tool that produces
>> LilyPond markup commands for the vectors in formats such as EPS?
>> Perhaps as an eps2ly or something. 
> Zero. PostScript is a full-fledged programming language. See the
> size of GhostScript, an implementation of PostScript; we're not
> going to create our own.

So?  ps2pdf exists.  It's not like it isn't already part of our toolkit,
so I don't see the problem with using it for creating a vector format.
pdftocairo can create an SVG from that, for example.

David Kastrup

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