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    Re: Bowditch Edition 2002 -- Online files are problematic
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2002 Oct 7, 11:51 +0100

    Mike Wescott wrote-
    
    >jared.sherman---.net said:
    >> Chapters 1, 10, 15, 21, 25, 31, 35, and BowditchIX are apparently
    >> either corrupt, locked, or Acrobat 5.0 format with the "3.0/4.0
    >> compatibility" feature turned off. They can be downloaded
    >> directly--but Acrobat 4.x will not recognize them as valid PDF files.
    >
    >> If anyone else if thinking of downloading them, wait. I've asked the
    >> NIMA webmaster to look into this and correct them.
    >
    >But Adobe's Acrobat Reader 5 is available for download and installation
    >(for free). Why press for backwards compatibility?
    >
    >
    >--
    >        Mike Wescott
    >        Wescott_Mike{at}EMC.COM
    
    ==============
    
    Well, seeing that Mike asked, here's one reason. On my (now very elderly)
    Mac, equivalent to a Mac LC3, running system 7.5, Acrobat Reader 5 refuses
    to install, although there's no problem with version 4. This has prevented
    my access to several PDF documents.
    
    George Huxtable.
    
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    george---.u-net.com
    George Huxtable, 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    Tel. 01865 820222 or (int.) +44 1865 820222.
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