Re: Structured text v. page descriptions (was Netscape, HTML, and Designers)

At 10:16 AM 10/22/94, Mark Connolly wrote:

>I checked it out. It does seem to work well, though Acrobat said a couple
>of the pdf documents I accessed through you server were "damaged" and
>couldn't be opened. Not sure what the prblem was.

Generally, that's because you didn't get the whole document.  Did you
interrupt the transfer?  If you can e-mail me the document names, I'd like
to double-check them.

>While I can create hypertext links that work _within_ an Acrobat document,
>though, I can't, at this time, create links to other documents/resources on
>the Web. I suppose I'd like to see someone come up with a browser that
>could handle both HTML _and_ pdf documents internally, rather than using a
>helper application (Acrobat), and could deal with links in those pdf docs
>to other WWW resources. That would certainly go a long way towards giving
>us pesky graphic designers what we've been noisily clamouring for.

Adobe demonstrated links to other Web documents; I'm not sure exactly what
functionality ended up in the final release.  They're working with Spyglass
on making Mosaic and Acrobat work together for this sort of thing.


Received on Saturday, 22 October 1994 22:17:36 UTC