[ntp:questions] Fwd: Using ntpdate -b SERVER shortly after SERVER boots
uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Thu Feb 15 22:17:42 UTC 2007
Richard B. gilbert wrote:
> Jonathan Postel was one of the Internet pioneers and was responsible for
> editing RFCs for publication (or something like that). This was back in
> the 1980's and maybe early 1990's. He insisted that RFCs be plain ASCII
> text; no PostScript, no WordPerfect/Word/Wordstar etc. Plain ASCII text
> could be read and written by anyone. None of the other potential
> formats was easily accessible to everyone regardless of what O/S he was
> running or the hardware platform he was running it on.
So its just plain ASCII then.
works like a charm, one would have to massage the indices and some title
> This was probably the proper call for that day and age. The world has
> moved on.
> PDF is accessible to most people and most O/Ss but there are exceptions.
> Adobe refuses to support the Solaris X86 platform. I don't think there
> was ever a PDF reader for VMS.
what about xpdf?
it does not support embedded ECMA Script ( a boon ithink)
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