cirdna, restrict

Lapointe, David David.Lapointe at
Wed Feb 28 14:18:06 UTC 2001

For what it is worth, I have had problems converting EMBOSS ps output to PDF
( with Adobe Distiller). Prettyplot, for example, produces a great color
postscript file, but when it is converted to PDF it is all messed up ( Fonts
WAY TOO LARGE). I was intending to convert the ps output to PDF in the
background for web viewing and easier printing.  

I guess I'd like to see an option for PDF output in the list of graphical


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ableasby at [mailto:ableasby at]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2001 6:06 AM
> To: emboss at
> Subject: Re: cirdna, restrict
> David:
> >Is there really no alternative to the plplot library?
> None that's around at the moment that I can see and is LGPL'd.
> We are interviewing for two positions early next month though
> and the job of one of the posts will be to write our own
> graphics library. Its not that hard. I'm as surprised as you
> that there's nothing else suitably licenced out there. If
> anyone can suggest one/donate one we'd be delighted.
> Alan

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