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Re: PointAndClick on Windows

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: PointAndClick on Windows
Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:27:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:

> "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:address@hidden
>> "Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:
>>> "David Kastrup" <address@hidden> wrote in message
>>> news:address@hidden
>>>> "Phil Holmes" <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> No.  It does not depend on the viewer, it depends on the operating
>>>>> system and the installed editors.
>>>> I disagree.  You can't click on links in a PDF file without involving a
>>>> viewer, so calling the problem viewer-independent does not make any
>>>> sense.
>>>> For example, I use Emacs as an editor.  Using xpdf as PDF viewer,
>>>> point-and-click works for me.  Using Evince, it doesn't.
>>>> That's hardly viewer-independent behavior.
>>> Is this on Windows?
>> In light of your categoric statement "It does not depend on the viewer",
>> this question makes only sense if you can only consider something to be
>> a PDF viewer when running on Windows.
> Sigh.  Did you notice the title of my post?

So your sentence "it depends on the operating system" was meant to refer
to the difference between Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and so on?
It would have been less confusing then if you had phrased this as
"Windows version" rather than "operating system".

David Kastrup

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