Re: Bits from the release team: the plans for etch
Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> There are people in this world who can read and program PostScript.
> Sure, and it's the preferred form of modifcation for removing
> ink-wasting background images from Powerpoint presentations, but: This
> is not the kind of modifcation I'm talking about. Imagine you have to
> update the documentation to include an additional paragraph.
You don't quite seem to be grokking the concept of Postscript as a
source language. If the document was _written in Postscript_, then
changes such as you mention will in fact be at least as easy as it was
for the original author to write the document in the first place (and
with good postscript coding, it can be quite easy), and that's all
that's necessary to consider it as the preferred form of modification.
Postscript is not _usually_ the source language / preferred form of
modification, but sometimes it is.
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