[CentOS] Burning data cd in CentOS?
heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Mar 14 23:03:09 UTC 2010
At Sun, 14 Mar 2010 12:27:38 -0600 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-03-14 at 11:02 -0400, Robert Heller wrote:
> > You don't *really* need Adobe Reader under CentOS.
> Depends on what your needs are.
> > There are *lots* of open source, third party PDF readers:
> True. Sadly, they don't open and display ALL pdf files correctly.
Neither does Adobe Reader! I've envountered PDF files that have been
simply malformed on some level. Otherwise it is a matter of how
bleeding edge the PDF file is, along with issues like non-embeded
non-standard font references (and this includes PDF files supposedly
created by Adobe Distiller!). *I* find Adobe Reader's GUI horrible -- I
just plain do not like it.
> I have been advised that poppler has now been "fixed" so some of these
> issues will go away effective with the release of Fedora 13, but I have
> no idea when/how or if that will migrate into Centos. The Fedora folks
> apparently have no intention of backporting it to Fedora 12, so it
> doesn't look too promising for the time being.
Robert Heller -- 978-544-6933
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