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... shows a lot of current and future technologies - that I can't run on
my damn Mac (we can debate that one some other time).
Still, it was clear that Netscape regards a Web page as something quite
o Pages were autocreated, customized and formatted
- from databases
- by Intra or Internet search engines
o Pages were sliced into pieces then reordered automatically
o Servers could debabelize file formats
o Page data could change on-the-fly (while you watched).
In short, Marc Andreessen said that applications and contents are "increasingly
the same thing".
I've used Acrobat and it does not seem like Adobe fundamentally takes this
approach. Is this correct? If so, then what I'm maintaining is that:
1) The future of technical communication depends on dynamic (malleable)
2) HTML provides much more malleability than PDF
3) Therefore, the future of technical communications depends much
more on HTML than on PDF
If you conceed point #2 (that's a big if, I know), then perhaps we can focus
on point #1.
David (The Man) Blyth
Technical Writer & Web Site Designer
The usual disclaimers apply - I don't speak for QUALCOMM, they don't speak
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