[Haifux] Student complaints.

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir at cohens.org.il
Mon Feb 2 16:45:54 MSK 2009

On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 03:31:11PM +0200, Eran Arbel wrote:

> 2) With the MS-Office/Other Office issue, there is a simpler solution then
> switching to one system or another: Use formats that are cross platform by
> themselves like rtf or plain text or even pdf and html.
> I know a pdf editor that is free and where I frequent (scifi magazines,
> conventions and the like), people prefer to work with rtf files and some
> won't accept any other.

PDF may be fine for submitting your work (but then again, you're
probably required to submit a printed copy anyway) but not for real
useful editing.

I'm not really sure RTF files are more portable.

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