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Re: A Round of Removals

Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:

> On 27 Oct 2002 08:05:08 -0800, tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
> wrote:
> >Marc Haber <mh+debian-devel@zugschlus.de> writes:
> >> As far as I know there is not yet a free pdf reader available that can
> >> do all features of the latest acrobad specification. Giving the
> >> history with adobe, there is no doubt that all adobe-written pdf
> >> generators will soon use exactly these features.
> >
> >Of course not!  Some of the features are horrid things we should never
> >have, like unprintable documents and un-cut-and-past-able documents.
> As long as the free pdf readers can display unprintable documents, I
> don't care if I can print them or not. But if I can't view them
> because they're unprintable, I need the original acroread.

By "we shouldn't implement unprintable documents" I mean that we
should certainly make them viewable *and* printable, and not implement
the stupid restriction.

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