Strip XMP Packet from the end of binary image data

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Feb 1 17:38:11 EST 2019


Stephen Barncard wrote:

 > On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 12:19 Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >>
 >> Reason #233 why PDF must die. ;)
 >
 > And replaced with?

Anything useful on modern devices.

You've never read my rants here on this?  Today I'll let others make the 
argument for me:

<http://community.aiim.org/blogs/serge-huber/2012/04/25/after-flash-why-pdf-must-die->

<https://twitter.com/gvanrossum/status/533280495392419842>

<https://www.flightpath.com/blog/2013/06/the-pdf-must-die-other-tips-for-success-on-mobile/>


HTML is a natural fit, or its packaged variant, ePub.

PDF was a fine thing in its day, but that day was 20 years ago. The 
world is no longer 8.5" by 11".

-- 
  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  ____________________________________________________________________
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com




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