RE: What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?"

Subject: RE: What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?"
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: 'Tony Chung' <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>, Mark Giffin <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:30:42 +0000

I am having a hard time understanding why an iPad or e-Reader would be better than a second monitor.

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From: On Behalf Of Tony Chung

And while I don't mind electronic documents as an environment saving measure, I also prefer a separate device for reading. I don't feel comfortable when I follow along while reading online documents when the reader and the tool are on the same computer.

I prefer my reading experience to be completely independent from th workin device. Even dual monitors isn't enough.

An iPad is a good size for reading print-ready PDF files. It's almost like reading a book. I can see how e-ink prevents eyestrain during recreational reading, but the iPad worked great when I had it.

-Tony
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What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?": From: Porrello, Leonard
Re: What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?": From: Deborah Hemstreet
Re: What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?": From: Mark Giffin
Re: What doc formats do readers actualy use? Was, "what doc formats do READERs want ?": From: Tony Chung

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