Conflicting patches for gdevxini.c 
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 Conflicting patches for gdevxini.c

I have gotten two different, overlapping patches for gdevxini.c to fix
problems in Ghostview.  Ricard Torres suggests a patch to recompute PageSize
from HWSize and HWResolution.  Tanmoy Bhattacharya suggests a patch in the
same place to set ImagingBBox.

The real problem is that the semantics of Ghostview's communication with
Ghostscript are a mess.  They were designed as a hack for the Level 1
Ghostscript and have never been redesigned in light of the more extensive
Level 2 facilities for specifying transformations, resolutions, and

I will put both these patches in the next release, but I wouldn't be
surprised if some other particular case then stops working.  I don't take
any responsibility for Ghostview, GSView, or any other previewer built on
top of Ghostscript.

L. Peter Deutsch :: Aladdin Enterprises :: P.O. box 60264, Palo Alto, CA 94306

            "Implementation is the sincerest form of flattery."

Fri, 10 Oct 1997 03:00:00 GMT  
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