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Re: papers for archive.org



--- On Mon, 4/26/10, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:

> From: David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
> Subject: Re: papers for archive.org
> To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Date: Monday, April 26, 2010, 4:16 AM
> Rescued from truncation:
> 
> >  Who scans and uploads papers to archive.org..?
> As far as i can
> >  tell,=20 anyone can.=A0 SO, if you're going to
> do this, please make
> >  your PDF=20 compatible with Acrobat Reader 5 or
> later (or better yet,
> >  AR4 or=20 later).=20
> > 
> >  "Portable document format" doesn't mean anything
> when you have to=20
> >  keep downloading the latest version of Acrobat
> reader. It's idiotic
> >  to=20 make a PDF that requires Acrobat Reader 6
> or later. Thanks.=20
> > 
> >  Paul P.
> 
> Incidentally, I disagree. Acrobat Reader is free, so you
> _can_ simply download the latest version (currently 8). Or
> do the newer versions not work on all operating systems?
> 
> That said, pdfs of scientific papers are rather unlikely to
> require features that weren't yet available in version 3.

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Alternatively, one could just go with Foxit reader, and save all that hassle 
(and bloat).

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/

Jason