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[ale] Still no flames... :-)



I don't see how you can say PDF sucks because it "requires bloatware to
view." That's absurd. Acrobat Reader is a fairly lightweight application
(especially the *nix version), and if that's too heavy there's always
GPDF, which works great.

And of course, there's pretty much any and every application on OS X that
can read and write PDF. 

-- 
Christopher R. Curzio     |  Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax
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:wq!



Thus Spake Jim Popovitch <jimpop at yahoo.com>:
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 13:58:27 -0400


> On Tue, 2005-08-23 at 13:44 -0400, Michael B. Trausch wrote:
> 
> > Yeah... Someday, though, people will figure out how to use document
> > formats that are document formats.  :-D  Word is a proprietary thing,
> > and before OpenOffice, what did people request when someone didn't
> > have access to anyone else that had a Word license?  
> 
> that's easy:  RTF.  It is the non-proprietary subset supported
> universally.  If you send an RTF doc all platforms (at least all the
> ones I know about) will be able to open and render it.  Avoid using
> strange fonts/formatting and you should be good.
> 
> PDF sucks (requires bloatware to view).  JPG is better than PDF. ;-)
> 
> -Jim P.
> 
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