[thelist] Non-Adobe PDF authoring software

Adam Squier asquier at mail.exobox.com
Tue Oct 17 13:56:14 CDT 2000

on 10/17/00 11:44 AM, Andy Olsen at andyo at inxpress.net wrote:

> By now, I would have expected someone else would have come up with software
> to create PDF files. Adobe is charging a rather high price. ($250).
> Anyone know if this has been done?

On the other hand, Adobe has always charged a lot for its PostScript
interpreters. Any time a printer is PostScript-enabled, the price jumps
about $500 or so.

It costs a lot to license PostScript -- that's probably why there aren't
other applications.


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