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From Larry Gusaas <larry.gus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: aoo for android
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2012 19:34:11 GMT


On 2012-10-15 9:44 PM M. Fioretti wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 16:47:18 PM -0400, David H. Lipman wrote:
>> From: "Gaspar N��ez" <nurogaleo@gmail.com>
>>
>>> I think that at least a good reader should be available
>> Published documents should be in a published format like the
>> Portable Document Format (PDF).
> Why?
>
> If people need to torture themselves by really, routinely _editing_
> ODF documents on a tiny screen, without keyboards, that's their
> problem, I agree.
>
> But the sooner we get over the PDF cultural stage/limit, the better it
> will be for open government/open data (and other things too, but these
> are the most important ones). Good ODF readers are necessary to get
> rid of PDFs, that is to make official public documents immediately
> readable on every platform. In a format that allows users to
> immediately check internal structures as formulas in spreadsheets, and
> is also better than PDF as it can adapt much better to different
> screen sizes.
>
> Yes, ePub would do too, at least for text-only documents. In any case,
> PDF as the format for documents to be published should disappear in
> many practical cases because of its limits.
>
> Marco F.
> http://mfioretti.com

Why would your want to get rid of PDF's. I DO NOT want to publish documents in ODF formats?
I 
use read only PDF's.

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Larry I. Gusaas
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
Website: http://larry-gusaas.com
"An artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs." - Edgard Varese




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