[l2h] Anything "new"?

Gerree Pecht gerree at Math.Princeton.EDU
Wed Aug 29 18:46:00 CEST 2007


WOW!  Thanks for the input.  Much appreciated.  It will certainly be
taking into cosideration when I'm converting a file (especially a large
manuscripts (285-300pgs)) ...

Again, THANKS!!!

G. :-)

On Wed, 29 Aug 2007, Jean-Pierre Chretien wrote:

>>> Systems Manager thinks that converting the files from LaTeX to PDF
>>> is still the best way to go ... files can easily be read/viewed without
>>> difficulty by all systems world-wide ...
> I see differences:
> - latex2html allows to split your document into small pages
> and to create thumbnail images to provide small size preview:
> small pieces are loaded in turn instead of one big doc - vital
> for people behind a low spedd connection;
> - on screen, html is much easier to read than pdf, and all
> typographic layout constraints are relaxed.
> In addition, pdf pollutes the web with bunches of non-hypertext stuff.
> If you want to publish to be read on the web, use html.
> If you want to publish to be downloaded, printed and read on paper,
> publish in pdf.
> With unique LaTeX (LyX?) source, you may in addition do both.


Gerree P. Pecht
Princeton University Mathematics Department
(609) 258-3011

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