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mouse at Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA
Mon Jul 3 14:31:52 CDT 2006
>> Shrug. I don't much care what other formats are available, as long
>> as plain text is.
> I do all my documentation in PDF's. Looks respectable when printed.
> Easy to extract the text as needed.
Actually, rather difficult to extract text from, in my experience. But
perhaps that's just because I refuse to use closed-source tools like
Acrobat. (Someday, when my collection of round tuits fills out, I'll
build a PDF picker-apart. But the PDF doc is something like a thousand
pages - and is, of course, itself a PDF file, leading to an amusing
>>> Also, does anyone remeber how many DPI is in the eInk displays?
>> Is that the "soft paper" stuff? That's a nice idea, but until it's
>> cheap enough to build multi-hundred-page books out of, it won't
>> replace paper for me.
> Now *that* would be cool! 200 sheets of OLED's...
OLEDs? I wouldn't want self-luminant digital paper - or rather, while
it may be an interesting technology, I wouldn't use it as a paper
substitute. For a paper substitute, I want purely reflective.
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