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Re: [XaraXtreme-dev] Further direction/Roadmap

Alex Bligh wrote:
frank gaude' wrote:

No PDF export in FOSS? Wonder how Scribus does it, gets away with it?

We can get to PDF via the normal print to PDF route, but that loses
lots of useful information, because it goes via PostScript.

You can also (on the unstable version) get to PDF by exporting
as PDF, but this is a cheat and just sticks one bitmap in the PDF.

The Scribus guys wrote their own PDF exporter as I understand
it from talking to them at Libre.

Yes, they wrote their own and it's open source.

PDF has to follow the standards, stay vector, scalable, and all that.