From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Acrobat easily handles giant files, was Re: J. Millman, C. C.
Halkias. Integrated Electronics
Date: Thu, 03 Oct 2002 16:13:47 -0400
Organization: I'm trying!
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Winfield Hill wrote:
> martingriffith@SPAMbtopenworld.com wrote...
> > Tom Faloon scribbled:
> >> Copying the book would be illegal, and even if it wasn't,
> >> scanning or copying would not be practical. There are 911 pages!
> > Bet Adobe Necrobat would choke on a 911 page .pdf file
> ON Semiconductor (formerly Motorola) has most of their databooks
> on the web, each as a single .pdf file. I've saved most of them
> in my computer. For example, DL128-D.pdf is the entire 2677-page
> Analog-IC databook, a single gigantic 35.21MB file.
> Right now my 450MHz 256MB Pentium-II behind-the-technology-curve
> home machine, running Win98, is very close to one of its frequent
> out-of-system-memory crashes, in fact Resource Meter has shutdown
> and refuses to reload! There are seven open program windows, one
> is Acrobat showing two small datasheet files. Next, I'll try to
> open the 2677-page databook. If nobody hears from me, please send
> out a search party. :-)
> . . .
> OK, success. No computer crash. The 35MB book took 3 seconds
> to "load," displayed the last page in under a second, ditto for
> random pages scattered about the book, and seems competely fine.
> - Win
Speaking of search parties, did my ISP fix their email server. I
answered your E-mails, but I'm not sure if they got through.
Michael A. Terrell