Brian K. White - 21:03 7.11.13 wrote:
On 11/7/2013 8:31 AM, Per Jessen wrote:
I think we ought to keep acroread in the distro
simply because it's
about usability. The current suggestions:
a) download it from adobe yourself
b) use something else
are not good enough. If (a) was a real solution, why are we building
building a distro at all. (b) is not a solution because there is no
100% replacement for acroread.
By removing acroread, we are sacrificing critical usability because of a
rule about unmaintained software. I suggest we reconsider and wait
until the alternatives have caught up. Once we have a mature
plug-compatible alternative, we can remove acroread.
package up a download-and-install-the-fly script
surely acroread is no more unmaintained than microsoft true type
fonts from 15 years ago?
But software that renders them is maintained ;-)
Michal HRUSECKY SUSE LINUX, s.r.o.
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