TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
On Tue, 2001-10-23 at 14:20, Emily Berk wrote:
> What have your experiences been with Unix users (apparently some are
> pretty militantly anti-GUI, even MORE anti-GUI than I am!) and PDFs.
> Are there many developers for whom it would be impossible (or nearly so)
> to read PDFs on their systems?
I agree with Bruce's comments that even the most hard-core command line
folks have a window manager installed, even if just for the
I use Adobe's Linux version of the Reader and it works like a champ. As
far as other UNIX users, the battle-hardened UNIX guys around here don't
prefer me to distribute PDF's -- they'd rather have HTML. However, if
the option is PDF or Word, these guys would much prefer the PDF file :)
Megan Golding (mgolding -at- secureworks -dot- net)
Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
It's already tomorrow in Australia.
-- Charles M. Schulz
Announcing new options for IPCC 01, October 24-27 in Santa Fe,
New Mexico: attend the entire event or select a single day.
For details and online registration, visit http://ieeepcs.org/2001
Your monthly sponsorship message here reaches more than
5000 technical writers, providing 2,500,000+ monthly impressions.
Contact Eric (ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com) for details and availability.
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as: archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.