Re: What is PDF? (Re: PRE)
Mon, 1 May 1995 10:08:41 +0500

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 <>
To: Multiple recipients of list <>
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