PDF or html?
Understanding different types of users and different formats for documents.
This video argues that neither html nor PDF can fulfill the functionality of the other. It is interesting to identify die-hard, core affordances of PDF. This medium offers a bridge between print resources and digital networking. Conversely, html offers affordances that extend associations beyond a user's experience to connect media to other information related to its encoded content. Which will become obsolete?
- fits existing workflows
- works well offline
- Content enrichment
- optimizing rendering
Affordances (12 May 2015)
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