Re: How to cut/crop a part of a PDF file
On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 12:17:51PM -0500, Mike McCarty wrote:
> Ken Irving wrote:
> [Ken, quoting Wikipedia]
> > PDF is a file format instead of a programming language and for that
> > reason it doesn't need to be interpreted. For instance, flow control
> > commands like if and loop are removed, while graphics commands such
> > as lineto remain.
> I dunno who wrote this, but I object to the wording "it doesn't need
> to be interpreted". It certainly does need to be interpreted. Any time
> something gets changed from internal to external representation, some
> form of interpretation is being done.
Maybe it is time to visit Wikipedia.org and click the edit button.
" ... the official version cannot be abandoned because the implication of
rejecting it is far too disturbing: that we are subject to a government
conspiracy of `X-Files' proportions and insidiousness."
Letter to the LA Times Magazine, September 18, 2005.