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Today a couple of PDFs landed on my desktop with an odd affliction that I have not previously encountered.
A simple and curious note — hidden away at the bottom of the window. I was intrigued so I quickly opened up a couple of alternative PDF readers and dropped the PDFs in. Uh-oh.
But not being able to view the PDF at all, if you don’t have Adobe Reader installed, is really annoying. Of course, now that the PDF specification is an official ISO standard, and thus out of Adobe’s full control, we can expect more of these “special” PDFs, as they look to enhance Acrobat, and subsequently “Adobe PDF”, in ways that don’t really help anyone, but give them an excuse to release a new major version every 18 months.