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CDF as a Competitor to PDF?


Likely not much will ever come of the Computable Document Format, or CDF. However, its proponents hope to position it as “better” than PDF and other document formats by claiming it allows readers to better interact with data. In his post, blogger Paul Boutin describes CDF creator Wolfram Research’s hopes that CDF will “become an established publishing standard adopted by the makers of document editing and viewing software. In a series of interactive demos and videos, Wolfram Research claims CDF documents beat existing formats at interactivity and flexibility, yet don’t require a programmer to create.”


Author: Shawna McAlearney
Date: July 25, 2011

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CDF as a Competitor to PDF?

Likely not much will ever come of the Computable Document Format, or CDF. However, its proponents hope to position it as “better” than PDF and other document formats by claiming it allows readers to better interact with data.

In his post, blogger Paul Boutin describes CDF creator Wolfram Research’s hopes that CDF will “become an established publishing standard adopted by the makers of document editing and viewing software. In a series of interactive demos and videos, Wolfram Research claims CDF documents beat existing formats at interactivity and flexibility, yet don’t require a programmer to create.”

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