Re: Bug in acroread?
On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 12:51:09 +0100, Joe Hart wrote:
> Can you point me to a link where I can get the source for PDF? The DRM
> information and all? IMO, Arcoread is just a marketing tool for Adobe
> so that people will buy Acrobat. Very similar to Wordpad (until
> recently) being able to read .doc files but not create them. Wordpad
> free, Word not.
The specifications are in PDF format, of course...
> Is postscript so bad that everyone needs pdf? No. The fact that PDF
> files are hard to edit is what makes them so popular in the business world.
I think it was mostly the PDF compression which made it more attractive
than postscript as a format to exchange documents via the internet.