Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)

lilley (lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk)
Thu, 4 May 1995 12:00:45 +0100 (BST)


From: lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <2251.9505041100@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)
To: lmcquarr@mv.us.adobe.com
Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 12:00:45 +0100 (BST)
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <9504027994.AA799428984@signum.mv.us.adobe.com> from "lmcquarr@mv.us.adobe.com" at May 2, 95 01:00:11 pm

Liz McQuarrie said:

> To find out more and get a free PDF reader, visit the Adobe home page 
> at   http://www.adobe.com  .

To save time for anyone who uses Unix (unless they have a Sun)
 
 <http://www.adobe.com/Acrobat/AcrobatWWW.html> says
 
"Adobe has FREE Acrobat Reader software available that you can download 
for Macintosh, Windows, DOS, and Sun UNIX."

 <http://www.adobe.com/Software.html> also tells us that the MS-Windows 
and Mac software is at version 2.0 while the DOS and Sun (4.1.3 or 
Solaris 2.3) versions are at version 1.0. It also says:

"Sorry, no other versions of Acrobat Reader are currently
available

We are working on versions for Windows NT and HP/UX as well as some 
others. Schedule and availability have not yet been announced."

This does not sound too hopeful for Unix users. 

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