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[Bug 11962] New: Add HTML tag support for generation of PDF documents or Post Scripts

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Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 15:50:57 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-11962-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Add HTML tag support for generation of PDF documents
                    or Post Scripts
           Product: HTML.next
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: default
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: baddimanju@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: plh@w3.org, mike@w3.org

I think now is the right time for HTML5 to introduce new tags for generation of
PDF documents/Post Scripts...!! Today most of the developers have to deal with
this issue of providing PDF document/post scripts support for their website
contents[blogs,wikis, etc]. And to achieve this, web developer is restricted
with only one option, that is generating PDF document/Post Scripts at
server-side using one of the Server-Side language, which ultimately increases
unnecessary-heavy-load on web server. If HTML5 introduces new tag support for
generation of PDF documents/ Post Scripts and subsequently web browsers
implement this feature, then I think we can avoid unnecessary load on web
server and utilize the processing power at client-side.

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