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On Fri, 6 Sep 1996, D. Chiodo wrote:

>
> I know this is _way_ off topic here, but please excuse me, I'm in a foul
> mood.

That's alright - I've had few of those days :)

>
> Does anyone know if there is a way to read these goddamn PDF files in
> Linux?

Yes, look on Sunsite for xpdf. It's an X-based PDF viewer, and will view
most PDFs - a few are somhow encrypted and can't be read, but most are
readable thru it.

>
> I tried Acrobat for HP-UX, thinking iBCS would handle it.. Nope...
>

HP-UX don't run on Intel platforms. That's why that won't work.

> WHY CANT PEOPLE DISTRIBUTE DOCS IN A STANDARD FORMAT LIKE PLAINTEXT!?!?!?!
>
>

It'd be easier, but you know that song and dance...


Derrik Pates
dpates@cavern.nmsu.edu

"What'll you two lovable plush toys have?"
"How 'bout a root beer popsicle and an Orange Julius? What about you,
Max?"
"Dishwater! And put it in a dirty glass!"
-Sam & Max
"Fair Wind to Java"


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