as postscript file: related

Ed Griffiths edgrif at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Jan 11 07:27:41 EST 2001


John,

> Rather than looking at how to provide documents in multiple formats,
> I'd rather track down the underlying problems, i.e. what's not good
> enough about HTML?

The problem is that many people who might write about acedb want to do so in
their favourite word processor and they (quite rightly) don't want to waste time
battling with html or anything else.

We should be clear about providing two sorts of docs:

	- those viewable online, where html/web based the clear favourite

	- printable docs which could be viewed via ghostscript, acrobat etc.
	  but can also be printed out.

I agree about your other points.

cheers Ed

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