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Re: Support of device space for PDF

From: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@MenteithConsulting.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 12:39:01 +0000
To: www-xsl-fo@w3.org
Message-ID: <87pryym6xm.fsf@zako.menteithconsulting.com>

On Wed, Oct 24 2007 14:51:03 +0100, martin.lesner@inter-informatics.com wrote:
> does XSL FO support the device space in case of generating PDF. In other
> words, is there any functionality in XSL FO influencing the coordinate
> system of output device (printer) for PDF format?

I, for one, don't understand your question.

XSL FO is not specific to producing PDF output.

The page size comes from the page-height and page-width property values,
and for online display, the page could be either indefinitely long or
indefinitely wide (though, in practice, formatting into pages is the

How an implementation goes about producing PDF would be beyond the scope
of the spec.


Tony Graham.
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