RE: Is editing a .pdf possible?

Subject: RE: Is editing a .pdf possible?
From: "David Berg" <dberg -at- dmpnet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2001 12:09:31 -0500

> Stepping back from the technical "how to" discussion (in which I
> know I have
> participated), there is a legal and ethical question that needs
> to be asked
> before trying to defeat the protection on a file. Why was the pdf
> protected
> in the first place? Defeating the password could put someone on
> shaky legal
> and ethical ground.

I understand that, and I'm going to leave that up to the writer, though
perhaps I could have clarified the concern you bring up.

I can easily picture a situation with a document that someone in the company
password-protected, and now you need to access the doc, but no one remembers
the password. :)

David Berg


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