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Re: [Groff] Mission statement

From: James K. Lowden
Subject: Re: [Groff] Mission statement
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:03:33 -0400

On Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:49:49 -0400
Peter Schaffter <address@hidden> wrote:

> Serving PDF manuals from the web has drawbacks, possibly
> serious ones: it assumes an installed PDF reader, and there's
> significant latency involved with firing one up.

In 2014, is there a single web browser remaining not configured to
display PDFs?  

Is the latency significant, really?  For an interactive application, a
second or two matters.  For documentation that takes time to read
anyway, I'm not sure it's that important.  


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