[erlang-questions] The Erlang Rationale

Johnny Billquist <>
Tue Sep 30 16:50:28 CEST 2008

Vance Shipley wrote:
> Documents should be distributed in portable formats.  With Windows
> there is one easy and very well functioning method to create portable
> documents.  Download and install Adobe's Postscript printer drivers:
>   http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=328539&sliceId=1

Or you install Adbobe's PDF printer driver, and get your PDF straight 
away. (Can't remember if it was included in Acrobat when I installed 
that a couple of years ago, or if I had to install it separately, but 
anyway, having a PDF "Printer" is definitely the easiest way of 
generating PDFs of anything you have.)


> Now all you have to do is choose the Adobe Postscript printer and
> print to file  to create a Postscript (.ps) version of your document.
> Postscript is the original portable document format which served the
> community very well indded until they created the now ubiquitous PDF.
> To get PDF you may install the free GhostView/GhostScript application,
> open the Postscript file and export it as PDF.
> 	-Vance
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 03:05:15PM +0200, Ulf Wiger wrote:
> }  Not out of the box, but there are free utilities, like PrimoPDF, that do a
> }  good job. It appears as a printer target, so will work with any windows
> }  program (no, I don't get any kickbacks, but I also prefer docs to be pdf...)
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