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Re: PDF accessibility guidelines. WAS: Re: PDF's and Signatures

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:21:01 +0000
Message-ID: <54C65B5D.4070008@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
On 26/01/15 14:03, Duff Johnson wrote:
> If PDF really was that bad… why would it be so popular? Why would it still be gaining in popularity?

The most attractive feature of PDF, to businesses, has always been that 
it reproduces the print layout accurately on screen.  That is considered 
very desirable, even if it conflicts with accessibility.

The other attractive feature is that it provides strong copy protection 
than web technologies, with often rely on scripting to make copying 
difficult for unskilled users.
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