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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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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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