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Subject: Re: [office] auto-play presentation file format like PPS

Warren Turkal wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 2:12 PM, David A. Wheeler <dwheeler@dwheeler.com> wrote:
>>  E.G., in the "one laptop per child" system, it'd make sense to have a lot of
>>  textbooks in OpenDocument format that are normally opened in a "browser"
>>  (read-only) mode, while other documents that you're working on would be
>>  opened using an editor.  (The browser might be optimized just for reading).
> To play devil's advocate, wouldn't PDF be a better format for the use
> case of viewing (and not editing) a document?

What about HTML then? There are, after all, HTML editors, but the web 
has been a predominantly read-only medium.


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