[rfc-i] transition plan for choosing alternative format for RFCs

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Tue Mar 27 07:33:24 PDT 2012


On 2012-03-27 04:34, Leonard Rosenthol wrote:
> On 3/27/12 3:48 AM, "Tim Bray"<tbray at textuality.com>  wrote:
>
>> Let me be more specific. When I encounter a PDF document on my Android
>> devices, say as an email attachment or the target of a web link, and I
>> open it up, I get an irritating and uncomfortable reading experience,
>> because the fixed format typical of PDF documents interacts poorly
>> with the limited display space typical of such devices.
>
> Sure, as that is the default viewing model for PDF.
>
> However, as noted, many PDF viewers for Android (and other OS platforms)
> support an option called "Reflow" where you can have the PDF content
> reflow to your screen, just as HTML does.  I don't know what viewer you
> current use, but as I noted, the Adobe Reader Mobile for Android is a FREE
> application that does offer that feature.
> ...

Leonard,

could you post a sample PDF document that allows reflow, and then let 
people try how it works for them?

Best regards, Julian

(asking because I opened a document this morning that claimed to be 
PDF/A, and I couldn't figure out how to have it reflow with Adobe Reader)


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