Subject: Re: Windows freeware to lock in a 3: or 4:3 aspect ratio for cropping
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Mayayana<email@example.com> wrote:
> "nospam"<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> | > On the other hand, PDF seems a suitable
> | > format for Macs: Expensive, locked, and
> | > being the best tool for a very narrow range
> | > of mostly commercial uses.
> | all false. pdf is an iso standard and apple is not paying licensing
> | fees
> Who said anything about licensing fees? I
> don't mean expensive as in paying royalties.
> I mean expensive in that one needs software
> to make them and the best software is very
> expensive. By contrast, one can write HTML
> or DOCs or TXT for free.
no additional software or payments of any sort are required.
you *clearly* don't understand how pdf is used in mac os and how it
fits into the grand scheme of things, and what's worse, you aren't
interested in learning anything.
> (I'm not even getting into the strangeness
> of you thinking PDF is an image format.)
i said it's the native file format, and it is.
> PDF has one specific strength: Accurate printing.
> It's for things that need to be printed, like
> legal or business docs.
pdf is *much* more than for printing. much, much more.
pdfs can contain video with sound. how do you plan on printing that?
the rest of your ignorant babble snipped.