[gs-devel] Re: Merger ESP/GPL GS: GPL GS 8.57 is out, how to
proceed with the merger
till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Sun May 13 16:48:57 PDT 2007
Ray Johnston wrote:
> Just to be entirely clear about the gs_init.ps change to default BG and
> UCR, changing these
> defaults will affect the default appearance on CMYK devices when the
> colors are RGB.
> While these values are easily controlled by customers/user with the
> corresponding PS
> operators, most people don't set them. I think it is up to CUPS sending
> data to GS to
> set these (then the defaults don't matter), or at least for gs to use
> different defaults when
> running from CUPS.
This I have removed now.
> Also the gs_setpd.ps change to Policy should default to PolicyNotFound 1
> and PageSize 0
> (not 7). This is expected by some PS files and would change the results
> for some
> users/customers that rely on the existing values. Once again, most
> people SHOULD set
> these, and there is no problem with CUPS sending the setpagedevice the
> set these
> Policy values and not rely on specific defaults.
The change of the policies is now only done if "-dNOMEDIAATTRS" is
supplied on the command line, which usually only happens when
Ghostscript is called by a CUPS filter, like the cups/psto* scripts.
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