ps2pdf making very large pdf files

John Griffiths john at
Tue Sep 17 17:24:25 EST 2002

I still have distiller personal for the big ones, 

but yes it'd be nice if ps2pdf could crunch them smaller.

At 05:19 PM 9/17/02 +1000, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 02:52:22PM +1000, John Griffiths wrote:
>> >> I have to say, Adobe has a nice product there.
>> >
>> >Yeah, a couple of geek years to implement.
>> >
>> well the cost of storage for extra files and the bandwidth to transmit
>> is still unlikely to add up to the cost of Adobe Distiller Server anytime
>> soon.
>Unless you're sending lots of PDFs to people with dialup modems and
>distiller makes the differentce between 1 MB and 150 KB.
>Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
>> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
>> arithmetic and those that can't.

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