Re: acroread crashes
Thanks for your reply!
On Sun, 2 Dec 2001, ben wrote:
> i agree. the purpose of a boycott is to disempower. adobe have shown that
> they don't deserve a position of any esteem in the free system that linux
Would love to do that if xpdf worked as nice as as a *working* acroread.
> in any case, xpdf works just fine.
Don't think so. xpdf surely is not bad, but, as I already stated in my
previous mail, seems to have severe problems in rendering pages.
> sklyarov's case deserves support, and, if i'm not going to support adobe as
> an act of support to their victim, that has to include a blanket rejection of
> anything they have to offer. i see no lack of validity in a "purely
It surely is not right what they did to Dmitryi Skylarov, and I would
favor such a boycott as well. However, in my point of view a boycott only
makes sense if reasonable alternatives exist (see my statement