Source for Osborne documentation?

From: Joe <>
Date: Wed Dec 6 07:10:05 2000

At 10:07 PM 12/5/00 -0800, Don wrote:
>On Tue, 5 Dec 2000, Joe wrote:
>> At 06:49 PM 12/5/00 -0800, Josh wrote:
>> >I would be happy to scan the Osborne docs and make them available on
the web
>> >(and return them promptly!). The only question is, what format should
>> >be in? ASCII seems to be the logical choice, but of course you loose all
>> >the diagrams. PDF would be nice (and make the scanning much easier), but
>> >how portable is PDF? Also, file sizes tend to get big with PDFs.
>> >Suggestions on the format?
>> You're right about ASCII being nice. It's a readable on a lot more
>> systems than PDF is and the files are smaller too. But as you say, it's
>> more work and you lose the diagrams. The best solution would be to post
>> both but that's even more work and requires storage space.
>I would suggest that PDF is the better format. The downloader can send
>the PDF file to or and have it
>back in ascii form in about a minute or two. Rather remarkable service!
   I wasn't aware of that. Do they charge for that?

Received on Wed Dec 06 2000 - 07:10:05 GMT

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