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Re: [vox] From StarOffice to Kinkos: PS, PDF?
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Re: [vox] From StarOffice to Kinkos: PS, PDF?



On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, Alexandra Thorn wrote:

> > On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, nbs wrote:
> > > Isn't RTF a word format?
> >
> > No, but it is a 'standard' created initially by MS and later used more
> > prevalently. Its basically ASCII with some special command-sauce to do
> > limited formatting (nothing fancy, and nowhere nearly as powerful as LateX
> > or even .doc files)
> 
> I thought that the whole point was to be able to replicate formating
> exactly.  Somehow I doubt that RTF would do this.  Isn't it basically
> another variation on HTML?

It';s supposed to be, but its bastardized so much, that it borks browsers
with alarming frequency.  It really isn't used that much anymore though...

z

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