[xep-support] Re: JRE change produces different result (?)

From: Mark Cilia Vincenti <markciliavincenti@gmail.com>
Date: Thu Apr 16 2009 - 00:22:05 PDT


Anyone got an answer to the below please? I'm sure a number of you
experimented with different JREs :)


Mark Cilia Vincenti

2009/4/14 Mark Cilia Vincenti <markciliavincenti@gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I was clearing my hard disk space and to save space I uninstalled JRE 1.5,
> since I already had the latest version of Sun's Java.
> Then I noticed that XEP wasn't working, so I edited my xep.bat and changed:
> C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\java
> to:
> C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\java
> XEP is now working again, but I've compared the same PDF output from the
> older JRE with the output of the newer JRE and, despite not having any
> visible differences (at least I'm not spotting anything!), the file size is
> different. The older JRE produced a 534KB file whereas the newer JRE
> produces a 476KB even though they are using the same FO and XML.
> Since file size is not critical, because these files will be sent to
> printers for printing, I am wondering if I should re-install JRE 1.5 or not.
> Does anyone know what kind of differences there would be, and whether I
> should keep on using JRE6 or revert back to JRE 1.5 to have the best
> quality?
> PS: As a guideline, the FO uses TIFF images and SVG graphics, all in CMYK.
> Regards,
> Mark Cilia Vincenti

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