[thelist] pdfs on web site (was "scope of work" for web siteproposal)

jason.handby jason.handby at corestar.co.uk
Tue Feb 27 14:44:49 CST 2007

> Martha wrote:
> >The pdfs are selected pages from printed brochures that elaborate on 
> >the
> web
> >site information.  They are not a substitute for the html, rather a 
> >"lagniappe."
> So why do they need to be in PDF, if it is just "elaborations 
> on the web site info"? Are there pictures, photos, graphs, 
> charts, diagrams in there?
> Sure they look swell in a PDF print out to distribute to 
> meetings. Good idea. But why not offer the PDF format, and 
> also an HTML version? For copy/paste and linking,etc.?

Steven, it sounds like they are just putting their pre-existing PDFs of
their printed brochures up on the website as an extra freebie so that
people can download them if they want to. (I had to look up the word

That's not so bad, is it? I mean if they are there as a downloadable
extra, and are not required to make effective use of the website.


(PS. Slippage -- yes, what Erik said.)

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