[OS X TeX] Distiller

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sun Jan 29 09:14:36 EST 2006

On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 02:05:22PM +0000, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 29 Jan 2006, at 1:24 pm, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> >
> >========= (Non-techies: close your eyes) ===============
> >
> >As to the mess of line endings:
> >
> >I read the entire eps file in one go, and split the string according
> >to /\r?\n|\n/ and parse all resulting strings.
> This is not robust, because EPS files can contain binary sections.  
> (These will be marked by DSC comments such as %%BeginBinary:... I  
> forget the precise syntax offhand.)
> JK

I believe it is robust for valid eps files, since the boundingbox
comments should occur in the header or in the trailer. For a valid
eps file, these will be the only parts that will get scanned.

Siep Kroonenberg
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