The arxiv sometime complains bitterly about figures being too large (i.e., it says your submission is too large, without giving any useful details [good job!]). There is a nice program sam2p tha does a very good job in converting bitmaps into eps/pdf files, and compressing them in the process. It is available as a package under debian/ubuntu.

The revolusion would not be televised – it would be first pixelated and then compressed.

  1. I had large image files in a submission once, and it was rejected for size. I emailed them, and they OKed it somehow. I think they just don’t want unintentionally large files.

    • Yes. But it is good to figure out how to do this thing right.