sharing documents: in praise of PDF

George Hart ghart at SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU
Sun Jan 13 03:33:47 UTC 2002

Thanks, Dominik!  I can't help adding a word of appreciation for everyone
using Wordperfect and staying out of the grasping and greedy tentacles of
Microsoft....  A Mac version of Ghostscript is available at  It runs quite well on OS X.  One
note: pdf files are much shorter than pdf files.  I just made a test file.
The ps (postscript) file was 504 k, the same thing in pdf format was 60 k.

On 1/12/02 5:48 PM, "Dominik Wujastyk" <ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK> wrote:

> In short, if your equipment can print Postscript, they you can make files
> that look exactly as you print them locally, with your diacritics, Nagari,
> Tamil (hi, George!), etc., that and will be displayed as such on your
> colleagues' screens and printers.  All this can be done with free
> utilities.
> Best,
> Dominik

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