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Re: Problem with dvips and Acrobat

>By the way, when you use the Distiller you really see the odd nature
>of DVIPS's redefining the font metrics: it simply makes no sense.
>Obviously DVIPS does not know the resolution of the final output,
>so any grid fitting it does is not only not a help, but actually makes
>things worse (that is, as often as not it is adjusting the actual width
>in the wrong direction).

Obviously, in such cases, any moderately intelligent user would turn off
any such fiddling when producing a PS file to be turned into a pdf file.
btw, what do you mean by `re-defining the fount metrics'?  Surely dvips
simply allows character positions to drift slightly in individual cases,
rather than re-defining the fount metrics?