Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)
Mon, 1 May 1995 06:59:37 -0700

Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 06:59:37 -0700
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Subject: Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)

PDF is the file forrmat used by Adobe Acrobat.  It is a type of on-line 
documentation that offers the advantages of easy conversion from Word, easy 
printing of documentation and some bookmarking.  It is commonly used to 
distribute software documentation.

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Date: Mon, 1 May 1995 09:13:56 +0500
From: DEMIZU Noritoshi <>
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Subject: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)

> Yes you can  control the spacing. But not  if you use HTML.  HTML is a
> content markup language *NOT* a text  setting system. If you insist on
> double spacing, pick  one of the many languages which  allow you that;
> to mention a few: PDF, PostScript and (La)TeX.

What is ``PDF''?  I've heard that it's a Web formatting language.
Where can I get more information about it?  Thanks in advance.

Noritoshi Demizu, OMRON Corporation

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Gregory Woodhouse