[linux-elitists] What's wrong with PDF

Michael Still mikal@stillhq.com
Tue Nov 11 02:53:41 PST 2003


On Mon, 10 Nov 2003, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting Jeff Waugh (jdub@perkypants.org):
> 
> > Non sequitur - STRIKE THREE, YOU'RE OUT!
> 
> Someone who thinks HTML doesn't qualify as a reasonable method of mixing
> text and graphics, necessitating PDF, _isn't_ a misplaced DTP weenie?  
> In which awful universe?  I want to strike it from my travel itinerary.

In the real world dude. Every HTML parsing engine comes up with a 
different result. Even for standards compliant HTML. HTML sucks as a 
presentation neutral format.

Mikal

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