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PDF tags [was: Issue 556 and 669 (and 506 definition of structure)]

From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 10:07:54 -0500 (CDT)
To: WAI-GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0405271006420.24839-100000@socrates.scdns.net>

> and the strength of PDF is that it basically strips
> out information about structure in order to preserve the visual
> presentation as pure presentation.  Tagged PDF restores information
> about document structure, but it's not "natural" to PDF (Loretta, please
> correct me if I'm wrong about that-- is all PDF now Tagged PDF?).

No, not by default. However, it is incorrect to say the tags are not 
"natural"; anything that's part of the PDF spec is "natural," including 
things like text, graphics, and now XML.


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