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



> In xpdf and gpdf all you are viewing is an image, albeit an image of a
> document.

Wow.

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Thus Spake Jim Popovitch <jimpop at yahoo.com>:
Tue, 23 Aug 2005 17:50:46 -0400


> On Tue, 2005-08-23 at 16:18 -0400, Geoffrey wrote:
> > Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > > 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. ;-)
> > 
> > What?  jpg was not designed for documents, but for images.  
> 
> In xpdf and gpdf all you are viewing is an image, albeit an image of a
> document.
> 
> -Jim P.
> 
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