[Oberon] Wirth compiler book text (was: report-back on linux-oberon)
chris at cfbsoftware.com
Mon Jun 5 08:30:13 CEST 2006
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> But Wirth's compiler-book is an 'analog' image, like a photograph.
Which book exactly are you referring to? If it is Wirth's book titled
'Compiler Construction', the PDF copy that you can download is NOT an
'analog' image, like a photograph. All of the text is contained there. It
looks as though it is in a compressed or encrypted format which might have
> So it needs human intelligence or OCR [which will give some
> errors] to convert it to digital - eg. ascii text.
No it does not. It just needs a copy of Adobe Acrobat to interpret it. Using
Acrobat you can save it to text, but if you want to retain the formatting,
RTF or Word Document format is better.
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