[linux-elitists] What's wrong with PDF
Tue Nov 11 02:49:34 PST 2003
On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Tilghman Lesher wrote:
> Also, it's worth noting that the PDF format is far more platform
> independent than the format it is generally used to replace, Microsoft
> Word. Given the choice between the two, I'm sure most elitists would
> pick TeX. However, like Microsoft Word, there is a serious lack of free
> TeX readers on most platforms.
And sure XML / SGML might be a better format for archival, but PDF is the
solution that most people are going for. It sure beats the pants off MS
Word there too.
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