> I think trying to get HTML to deliver fully-formatted
> slick magazines is like trying to make your car fly.
> You could probably do it, but why bother when there
> are perfectly good airplanes out there? And you
> probably wouldn't have a very good car when you were done.
> As stated before, HTML documents are intended to be viewed
> on a variety of platforms in viewers of varying
> capabilities. Delivering fully formatted documents (let
> alone multimedia) in a platform-independent format is a
> very tough problem. But Adobe has taken a crack at it with
> Acrobat. Instead of trying to get HTML to do things
> it wasn't designed for, why not deliver a PDF Content-type
> and spawn an Acrobat reader? Let's leverage the work
> that has already been done.
Acrobat isn't free and/or ubiquitous, and Acrobat doesn't provide