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Re: [vox] PDFs



On Mon, Jan 27, 2003 at 10:37:21AM -0800, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Bill Kendrick (nbs@sonic.net):
> 
> > Other than that, even though PDF isn't exactly the most 'Open' format,
> > I think most Linux users (and Mac and BeOS and...) will appreciate your
> > use of PDF, compared to, say, MSWord. :^)
> 
> It might be nice to also put in a word for poor ol' abused HTML.  ;->

Not for heavy formatting or printable documents; it doesn't display or
print in a consistent fashion (across browsers).  If it's just for data
(like a spec sheet), than HTML is actually a better choice (I hate
having to download a fscking PDF just to find out what voltage
such-and-such takes).

-- 
Don Werve <donw@examen.com> (Unix System Administrator)

Yorn desh born, der ritt de gitt der gue,
Orn desh, dee born desh, de umn bork! bork! bork!
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