Re: Structured text v. page descriptions
Larry Jackson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 25 Oct 1994 14:32:23 -0600
>Date: Tue, 25 Oct 1994 19:18:18 +0100
>From: email@example.com (Jeremy D. Allaire)
>Subject: Re: Structured text v. page descriptions (was Netscape, HTML, and
.....extracted from a note by Jeremy Allaire:
>Adobe and Spyglass recently announced a partnership of sorts. Acrobat 2.0
>contains an API, which, according to Andrew Busey (S-Mosaic Prod.
>Web developers to create documents in a professional design environment, send
>them through the Acrobat 2.0 Distiller ($1,599), and then manually insert
>which in fact point to other Web resources -- either an HTML page, an
>executable URL, or another Acrobat file. When a user has opened the
>Acrobat file through the
>Spyglass browser, Acrobat then works with S-Mosaic if a user clicks on an
>based hyperlink within the Acrobat document.
>I think this about solves it.
>Now, we need this standardized. Good luck . . . .
For everybody's information, Spyglass contributed this code back to NCSA,
and our Mac Mosaic supports Acrobat too. (Actually, I'm taking what I'm
told by Adobe on faith as I don't have an Acrobat to test it with!) This
is an outgrowth of our collaborative efforts in defining the bi-directional
Adobe plans no-cost viewer software too.
An official "Thank You" to Spyglass and Adobe!