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Re: PDF files was: AGM awards

Could be, Kitty.  I've always assumed it was because they didn't have
to have someone convert the doc. to HTML and could maintain the
format of the document as it originally was.  I hate .pdf files -
agree, Jim; royal pain in the derrihre and I'm finding more and more
of them online - defeats the purpose of the web IMO.

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> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> preferred, I suppose, because they are more protected against
hackers (I
> would guess)  Also protecting their copyrighted work.  You can
print pages,
> but not pull parts from them to easily insert in your own work -
which is
> exactly what I like to do.  Also for easy access by people using
> platforms.
> I have compiled an 80+ page book for sale at our MG plant sales. 
Books are
> expensive to print, but a CD is cheap.  I changed the format of my
book from
> .wpd to .pdf to put on the CD so anyone can use it.
> Lest you mistake my meaning, Jim, I do agree with you.  They are a
pain. But
> they have the prerogative to use their preferred format.
> Kitty

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