brainstorming: which formats to use and which to avoid

David Mentre David.Mentre at
Mon Jun 11 12:36:53 UTC 2001

Werner Koch <wk at> writes:

> Documents - Whitelist
>   PDF   according to specs ... but w/o the options ...

I would put PDF on blacklist. As far as I know, compression scheme used
in PDF is patended. Therefore, no free software can produce PDF
documents of proper size. [Of course, I can be wrong]

> Vector Graphics - Whitelist
>   SVF??? (the Web Vector format) as specified by the W3C 

It is SVG.

Best regards,
 David.Mentre at --
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