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Re: Office 2007, XSL-FO, and the Adobe "Save as PDF"

Subject: Re: Office 2007, XSL-FO, and the Adobe "Save as PDF" (non)native-support...
From: Keith Fahlgren <keith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 09:16:06 -0400
keith fahlgren
On Sunday 04 June 2006 3:39 pm, Robert Koberg wrote:
> I have some experience with publishing companies (more than most, I
> would bet) and they do not use tools to convert XML to PDF. If they
> are going to output to PDF they go straight to PDF and the /real/
> source is long gone or in some proprietary binary format (probably
> most likely) when the document lives.

Just for the record, publishing companies have in the past and continue 
to use tools to convert XML to PDF. 

For example, see the date here (and the discussion of the obsolete 

Publishers are using XSL-FO now, of course.


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