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Re: Debian "eyecatcher" Project

On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 04:01:08PM +0100, Martin Schulze wrote:
> W. Borgert wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 09, 2005 at 12:11:27PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > > But this is no problem of latex-beamer ...
> > 
> > How about using HTML (with a lot of ugly ECMAscript) and
> > Firefox in full screen as viewer?
> When the problem is "No magicpoint available" converting this to
> "no firefox available", how does this help at all?
> Most computers have a PDF viewer these days, so providing a
> presentation as PDF files has some advantages.  However, if it only
> runs fine in non-free software, that's not the way Debian should
> proceed.
> Providing a primary format and a means to convert this into a
> secondary format is more what Debian could and should do.

What about using advi ? It is a dvi presentation viewer, and the prefered
format is .tex stuff, so it should be open enough. Not sure if it does what is
needed here though.


Sven Luther

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