Re: Frame 5.5 and PDF

Subject: Re: Frame 5.5 and PDF
From: Gail Gurman <gail -at- HOMEMAIL -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 20:19:18 +0000

>>>>> "EH" == Emma Heftman <emma -at- amil -dot- co -dot- il> writes:
EH> As a follow-up to my Frame->Word thread, I think I've managed to persuade
EH> management that PDF is the way ahead for document distribution. A huge
EH> thanks to everyone who helped me, and I'll be sending my summary to the list
EH> for all to see.

I look forward to seeing this. We are currently converting books to
HTML, but that process can be slow and painful. Now that we've
gotten Frame 5.5 (it's so new, I haven't even installed it yet), I'm
we (the Lead Writer and I) are hoping to convince our manager to
allow us to drop the HTML in favor of PDF, but his argument is that,
if we distribute HTML, users can just use their browser; PDF
requires downloading Acrobat Reader.

My argument is that it takes me up to a week to convert my book
(with lots of graphics) to HTML and it would save the company money
if I could just print to PDF. On the other hand, I don't know all
the ramifications involved with using PDF to its greatest
advantage. Perhaps it will take just as long.

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