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Re: "Scope Creep" in PDF (was Re: EPUB and XML)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:43:34 -0800
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Michael Smith <mike@w3.org> (tm), Bill McCoy <whmccoy@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <1565A397-B93C-4290-8456-3B0EDFC5F3F7@apple.com>
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>

Let me suggest redirecting further follow-ups on this point elsewhere (such as www-archive), since the feature set of PDF is not really on topic for public-html.

 - Maciej

On Jan 28, 2013, at 11:29 AM, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com> wrote:

> On 1/28/13 6:51 AM, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
>> that is unhelpful scope creep their way adding videos, 3D and
>> interactivity was for PDF.
> 
> Actually, adding 3D to PDF has proven to be a HUGE benefit to the users of
> 3D, especially in the engineering world. There MILLIONS (that we know) of
> 3D-enabled PDFs that are currently in existence in places such as Boeing,
> Airbus, etc. They enable mechanics, pilots and many other folks to be able
> to more richly interact with such content.
> 
> As for "interactivity", do you mean something such as fillable forms
> (which remains a HUGE use of PDF, especially in government and
> enterprise)?  Or some other case?   And if so, what?
> 
> Leonard
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 28 January 2013 23:44:04 UTC

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