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1999.10.30 15:10 "[Fwd: [Fwd: file conversion to tiff]]", by Chris Barker

This method has limitations though - I am not sure that those postscript
clones can manage all the character encodings that Windows has
Also there are potential typeface problems...
Barker's law: For every inaction, there is an equal and opposite excuse.

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To: Chris Barker <>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: file conversion to tiff]
From: Bob Friesenhahn <>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 1999 18:59:42 -0500 (CDT)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, 29 Oct 1999, Chris Barker wrote:

> I don't know how you would do it without a printer driver, unless you
> want to parse and understand every one of the formats you want to
> convert.

Well, you could print to a generic intermediate format like Postscript
or PDF and then convert this to TIFF using Ghostscript or ImageMagick.  
This at least avoids a special-purpose driver.

Bob Friesenhahn