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7854Re: [NTB] PDF files

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  • Pat Drummond
    Dec 23, 2007
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      --- In ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com, Jeff Scism <jeff@...> wrote:
      > One of the "features" of the portable Document format in the early
      > of the format was advertised as "copy protection" preventing people
      > copying from your PDF documents. Since that time there have been
      > PDF capable programs designed by others which enable access to the
      > contents of a PDF document.
      > In an age where data must not only be communicated, but manipulated,
      > this design is a built in flaw. That is why people have tried to work
      > around it.
      > In my view, PDFs are a hassle. if you have to exert yourself to be able
      > to extract from them, it is more like TV than computing.

      I agree. Creating PDFs for organizations or clubs should be banned!
      What software can pull text out of 'protected' PDFs? I'd love to be
      able to do that!
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