[LINK] M$ lock-in
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vicc at cia.com.au
Tue Feb 15 13:37:24 EST 2005
Liddy Nevile [liddy at sunriseresearch.org] wrote:
> On 15/02/2005, at 11:16 AM, Howard Lowndes wrote:
> >On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 13:00, Liddy Nevile wrote:
> >>some others of us have a problem with PDF that is called
> >>accessibility!!! we'd prefer it to always be accompanied by rtf, if it
> >>has to be used.
> >...or plain text even, but you can see why orgs do like to publish in
> >PDF. Basically it presents the formatting that they want, which RTF
> >does not always do, and it can be made unalterable, which RTF
> >cannot be made to do.
> sure but for some people just getting access to the content is a
> problem - so why would they care about how it looks??? esp. if they
> can't see???
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