[NAFEX] PDF and various comments

Lawrence F. London, Jr. lfl at intrex.net
Wed Mar 5 02:18:40 EST 2003


list at ginda.us wrote:
> Also, in ten years you won't be able to read any of today's Works, Word, 
> or Wordpro files.  Odds are you will be able to decipher both PDF and 
> RTF if you can still read the medium.

But you will always be able to read plain ascii text because there will always be Linux and Unix;
likewise html and graphics display (.jpg, .gif) and the ability of html to format and display
a publication similar to its printed version. Any upgrades of this technology should be backwardly compatible.

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