1. Use -1 which means OTHER and places no restrictions on addressability
2. Use the finest text pitch supported by the device i.e. 15 pitch
would be 15 in units of 1/10000
3. Use the finest possible "actuation" (yes... I'm thinking along
the lines of impact printers and stepper motors here) in both
directions... with the notion that the PDL may be capable of
"overlaying" characters in very fine steps, regardless of their "pitch".
I vote for (1) above, for purely text based PDL's. However, I am
tripped up by the statement "places no restriction". I'm not sure
what that is trying to say.
I think at least one vendor, in the bake-off, used 10 for a language
called SimpleText. So I think they favored (2) above.
Harry Lewis - IBM Printing Systems