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Re: [Fsfe-uk] New FSFE Free PDF Readers Campaign

From: Hannes Hauswedell
Subject: Re: [Fsfe-uk] New FSFE Free PDF Readers Campaign
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 18:44:34 +0200
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On Saturday 18 September 2010 14:06:52 MJ Ray wrote:
> Tom Chance <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Get some decent content up on the freepdfreaders web site
> > addressing issues like PDF forms and accessibility, and you have a
> > nice baby steps campaign ready to roll.
> I feel that's a good point.  For example, are PDF forms part of
> ISO PDF or part of the Acrobat Extensions?  In other words, are
> people publishing PDF forms publishing PDFs or Acrobat files?

What's all the fuss about forms? I was able to fill out and print every 
PDF-form I ever got with Okular. I did have issues saving the form 
contents to the PDF file once, but I was always able to print into a new 
pdf file (that then included the contents) and send that some place.

Also 99% of all PDF-files do not include forms and are displayed 
absolutely correct with free readers. Many casual users probably don't 
even now of form functionality in PDF.

I think we should push for standard compliance in poppler or help 
gnupdf, but I don't think this is a requirement for promoting free 
readers, as average users will be absolutely satisfied with the 
Best Regards,            │ Free Software Foundation Europe    █▉   │
Hannes Hauswedell        │           German Team            █▉█▉█▉ │
                         │ Coordinator for pdfreaders.org     ▉▉   │

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