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From Larry Gusaas <>
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" <>
>>> 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.

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


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

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