How to distribute documents

how I see it

The format for document distribution

It depends what are the purposes of a document. I am a strong supporter of Ockham's razor : file structures non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem. I can in general envisage three purposes and usages : I do not see any advantage in PDF wrt PostScript. One need a special piece of software in order to convert it to PostScript for printing. (I willingly never bothered to install a pdf reader on my own workstation).

The way to distribute documents