On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, Ethan Merritt wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 August 2004 01:32 am, Hans-Bernhard Broeker wrote:
> > On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 mikulik@... wrote:
> > > postscript terminal contains new option "level2". I propose to add (or
> > > rather change to) option "level1" -- I guess it is more natural to restrict
> > > to PS Level 1 printer by saying "set term post level1" rather than
> > > "set term post nolevel2". (Also, it may become confusing whether
> > > "PS Level 3" printer is "level2" or "nolevel2").
> > Agreed.
> All the names I could think of are mis-leading.
Hmmm... what about
then, where <n> is the maximum PS Level allowed to be used by post.trm?
> The option does not really turn off all Level 2 features, only some
> related to pattern-fill.
Then indeed it's a misnomer. Which leaves two ways to proceed:
*) keep the name, but change the implementation so it actually does
cause PS Level 1.0 output to be generated.
*) find a new name. 'ai' might just be right.
> if this option works (under whatever name), do we still need
> a separate driver ai.trm?
I don't think so. But then, I've never used Illustrator, so I wouldn't be
the right person to ask. Maybe a user poll is in order.
Hans-Bernhard Broeker (broeker@...)
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