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

>   > >   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.
>   > 
>   > There's "zxpdf" in the xpdf package, analogous to zless and zcat it
>   > views gzipped files.

And some of us want to use evince or kpdf or gpdf.  

I don't think PDFs should ever be compressed with gzip.

             - Jim Van Zandt

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