[sane-devel] How come ghostscript compresses so much better than xsane

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Thu Jul 10 11:44:29 UTC 2008

Julien Michielsen <julien at michkloo.xs4all.nl> wrote:


> I raised this point earlier on this list, but either I didn't formulate 
> it right, or I didn't understand the answer. I still keep wondering that 
> the compressing knowledge of gs is not incorporated in xsane.

gs embeds a JPEG stream in the PDF, xpdf does not and embeds
compressed raw data into the PDF.


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