Re: Linux Expo Amsterdam posters / flyers

From: Joost van Baal (
Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 00:09:10 CET

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    On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:44:16PM +0100, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
    > On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, Joost van Baal wrote:
    > > > And the debian_propaganda3* is still BETA; do use gv but not lpr yet ;-)
    > >
    > > Could you upload a new version please? I can't see the Debian side, it's
    > > fallen off the page :(
    > Oh, yeah. That's the stupid WP driver that thinks it knows about bounding
    > boxes. Either force gv to A4 format (next to the magn. button) or edit the
    > BoundingBox values at the very end of the .ps. That's not needed for printing
    > however; printers seem to ignore the BBox entirely.
    > If you want gv to default to anything else than BBox, have something like
    > GV.pageMedia: A4
    > in your ~/.gv

    A, that helps, thanks. BTW, mentioning, aside from Linux and Hurd, BSD
    is a bit optimistic, I think. Or have I missed some new development?

    The rest of the propaganda sounds very OK to me.
    > > BTW, I hacked the PostScript Debian logo's, to facilitate things for
    > > the Tshirt printing guy. If anyone would like to print shirts, please
    > > give a yell.
    > I've also done some hacking; turned out to be quite simple. There's a new
    > version of debian-logo-horizontal.eps at
    > and you can get a .ps of it in any format with something like
    > poster -v -m a4 -p a4 -c 0% -w +0.5,0.5cm infile.eps >
    > Change both "a4"s to the format you want. ps2pdf will get you .pdf if you
    > need that.

    Tnx. I'll check out tomorrow, if I can get some posters arranged.
    > > What time do you think you'll be at the Expo on monday? I could be there at
    > > 17:00.
    > I currently have the intention to be there at 14:00, but if I have to wait for
    > three hours for anyone to show up, I don't know if I'll stick to that.

    O, I'll be there at 14:00 then.

    See ya,



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