Tag: editorial

About Planet PDF

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Foxit’s Planet PDF is the most comprehensive, popular and independent Web site exclusively focused on PDF.

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Planet PDF Team

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Foxit’s Planet PDF Team’s experience extends back to the very beginning of PDF. We have not only watched the development of PDF as a standard document exchange format, we expanded our knowledge by using the technology.

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EDITORIAL: Control versus convenience with eBooks

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There has been a lot said, printed, blogged and tweeted about eBooks over the years, both good and bad. Recently, the main focus of this discussion has been the issue of copyright, along with its close companions, document security and piracy. In this article, Dan Shea takes a trip down memory lane and outlines his position of cautious optimism about the future of eBooks.

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EDITORIAL: Should malformed PDF files be automatically repaired?

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PDF files come in all shapes and sizes. They vary from relatively simple to mind-numbingly complex. PDFs can also differ in their degree of conformance to the PDF specification — the bad ones are often called malformed PDFs. In this article, Rowan Hanna discusses the pros and cons of Adobe Acrobat automatically repairing these malformed PDF files.

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Editorial: PDF under fire (again)

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Dan Shea discusses threats to the PDF format past, present and future. After enduring years of supposed ‘PDF killers,’ he believes that the greatest threat to PDF comes from within. Read more in his editorial.

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Editorial cartoonist links PDF to U.S.-Muslim misunderstandings

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A liberal editorial cartoonist singled out the Portable
Document Format (PDF) and the free Adobe Reader in a recent
comic strip that referenced newspaper coverage of a recent
government report suggesting the U.S. has failed to
adequately explain its policies to the Muslim world.

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