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Re: PDF files and dh_compress

On 5/9/06, Yaroslav Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com> wrote:
* dh_compress doesn't compress some other files based on extension
 including .zip files. PDF (to my knowledge) uses zip internally to
 compress the document. So why PDF should be gzipped if .zip not?

Probably because .zip is compressed better already than .pdf?

* Although there is  a way to view pdf.gz without explicit decompression
 (use see or xzpdf) it is inconvenient for being used from firefox for
 instance (?)

What about improving transparent decompression somehow?

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