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Re: Why does doc packages need to contain gzipped files?

On Sat, 24 Jun 2006 10:28:36 -0500
Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:

> Wasn't there a discussion a month or so ago regarding whether PDF
> files should be gzipped or not?

Unfortunately I wasn't on the list then, but My opinion is that they

  1. You don't save much space ad pdf is quite compressed as is
  2. xpdf doesn't want to open gzipped pdfs by default which
     makes this a pain in the **tt for people who want to read the pdf.

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