[Techtalk] Saving in PDF

Poppy sylph at cyber-dyne.com
Tue Nov 5 07:16:14 EST 2002

While I agree with you (I love PDF format), I really feel compelled to
point out that AFAIK PDF isn't an open format.


On Tue, 2002-11-05 at 00:03, Dan Richter wrote:
> Does anyone know a word processor that can save in PDF format?
> I occurred to me recently that this shouldn't be too difficult (we already 
> have open-source converters from Postscript or LaTeX to PDF), and it would 
> add significant "coolness" because the plug-in to convert Word to PDF costs 
> a considerable chunk of money.
> Additionally, it would provide an alternative to Word as a universal medium 
> of interchange. I'm thinking of resumes/CVs in particular here. Everyone 
> sends resumes in Word format; PDF would be "snazzy" and more open than Word.
> ========== Dan Richter ============== mailto:Dan at wimba.com ===========
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