Re: Enabling Web-based PDF reviews

Subject: Re: Enabling Web-based PDF reviews
From: "Edgar D' Souza" <edgar -dot- b -dot- dsouza -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Suzette Leeming" <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 08:55:31 +0530

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:13 AM, Suzette Leeming
<suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> I should have added to my previous email that if need be I can possibly
> upgrade to Acrobat 9. While I can't justify spending thousands of dollars,
> reasonable requests are usually approved. I would just like to know that
> someone is actually doing this and it works.
> Upgrading our users to Acrobat Standard is probably not realistic because of
> the number of potential reviewers (50+).

Tangential, but: if you have a Terminal Services server in your
organization, which is licensed for, say, 5 people, then you might
investigate the costs of purchasing an Acrobat Standard (or even Pro)
license for that server. Then, you can invite reviewers (in phased
groups of perhaps 4 at a time) to connect using Remote Desktop, use
Acro Std/Pro to review the PDF, and log out. After a group has
finished, invite the next group?

It'll obviously take way longer to get the review done than with all
50+ reviewing at the same time, but license costs would be much less
(provided you already have a Terminal Services server running -
otherwise, the license costs for that, and CALs, makes this a pretty
bad idea).


Edgar D'Souza (
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