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Re: Acrobat PDF & Accessibility

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2001 17:06:30 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <200112231706.fBNH6Uu00277@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
> This is a good point. But I would be surprised if the result of running a
> document through a PDF to HTML conversion chagnes the copyright status, which
> would mean that having tested / improved the result, you can post it as an
> alternative form.

Did you mean can't post, rather than can post?

This is a feature of PDF that may well make content providers reluctant
to provide alternative forms with lesser technical imposition of IPR
constraints.  (PDF, in general, has a lot of features aimed at commercial
users.  The only real IPR support in browsers at the moment is that which
requires downloadable fonts to be tied to a site - one reason why 
downloadable fonts aren't much used.)
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