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Submission + - Aussie Government gives Adobe PDF the thumbs down (itnews.com.au)

littlekorea writes: The central IT office of the Australian Government has advised its agencies to offer alternatives to Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) to ensure folks with impaired vision are able to consume information on the web. A Government-funded study found that PDF's can present themselves as image-only files to screen readers, rendering the information contained within them unreadable for the vision impaired.
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Aussie Government gives Adobe PDF the thumbs down

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