[pdftex] Acrobat 8 / PDF 1.7

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 11:56:06 CEST 2006

On 9/21/06, Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> wrote:
> In case you haven't heard it yet: Adobe has announced Acrobat 8. As
> usual, Win and OSX only.

I suspect that OSX will be the biggest winner (universal binary). With
7 and below MacOSX users with Intel processors machines had a choice:
either run Safari in native mode but then Acrobat Plug-in did not
work, or to run Safari in Rosetta (PPC) mode with performance hit.

> Here are some news on PDF 1.7 (it's really 1.6.1, but that version
> number is technically impossible):
> http://blogs.adobe.com/macduffhughes/2006/09/acrobat_8_and_p_1.html
> And here's more about Acrobat 8:
> http://blogs.adobe.com/loridefurio/2006/09/acrobat_8_annou_1.html
> Best
>    Martin
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Victor Ivrii, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto

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