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From: Joe Clark <joeclark@joeclark.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 20:30:00 +0000 (UTC)
To: WAI-IG <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.60.0408182028290.19685@aristotle.multipattern.com>

> please explain how I should make my pdf's readable

Is that your actual question?

>>> Maybe I'm over-interpreting, but: I would class PDFs as non-text
>> Except for all that text inside them.
> no it is not, it is essentially a photograph of the text but it is not
> text


It's possible to scan a graphic and save it as such in a PDF. That graphic 
may include markings we would read as text.

However, PDFs may also include text. Try opening one in a binary editor.


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