[reportlab-users] ascii85

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Wed Mar 7 13:58:22 EST 2007

Uwe Hoffmann wrote:

> the pdf interpreter in some (all ?) HP printers is not able to properly

> interpret ascii85 encoded streams when confronted with

> whitespace between the two terminating characters ( ~> ) .

> I have read the ascii85/pdf spec and think the current reportlab

> behaviour is correct. Nevertheless i think the printers won't be

> able to correctly work with such documents in the near future.


> As a workaround i have removed the _wrap call .


Are you saying there are HP printers that can interpret PDF files
directly? Or are you just talking about sections of a PDF that get
passed through to the printer's Postscript interpreter verbatim?

Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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