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Mozilla to build PDF viewing into Firefox

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In the ‘new and exciting’ category, word has it that Mozilla is currently working on built-in PDF viewing functionality for Firefox. Once complete, the technology will make Firefox the second major web browser (after Google’s Chrome) to include its own PDF viewer and eliminate the need for users to install Adobe’s Reader plug-in. Work on the PDF renderer known as ‘pdf.js’ began on the QT about a month ago, and could be completed within three more, according to Andreas Gal, a Mozilla researcher.

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