[pdftex] Adobe Battles Backward-Compatibility Woes

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Wed Mar 15 13:25:27 CET 2006

On 2006-03-15 12:05:50 +0100, holop ferenc wrote:
> seems like pdf will be the next html :)
> sooner or later, welcome the pdf quirk mode :)

I pity everyone who has to maintain a pdf rendering application.
If you follow the specs, your application will not work well in
the real world (i.e. with "legacy documents" -- fonts are a
constant source of trouble). Making it work in the real world is
a constant challenge.


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