"For many average users, GNU/Linux support for PDF files may
seem reasonably advanced. They can create PDF files in programs
like OpenOffice.org, read them with programs like Kpdf, and edit
them in programs like pdftk or PDFedit. But that's not the whole
story, says José Marchesi, founder of the recently created
GNU PDF project. 'Unfortunately, there are a lot of missing
features in the existing free implementations,' he says. That's the
main reason why the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has declared GNU
PDF a high priority project, and is actively seeking donations to
speed its progress.
"Marchesi is a long-time support of the GNU Project, the
umbrella organization for free software projects connected to the
FSF. In 1999, he founded GNU Spain, and he later assisted in the
creation of GNU Italy and GNU Mexico..."
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