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"Philip Taylor (RHBNC)" <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 14:20:40 +0100
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>>   This touches on another problem with TeX, namely that it does not
>> integrate well with electronic multimedia, which is what people quickly
>> switch to these days. The new DVI files would need to be at least more like
>> the Adobe PDF files, allowing some sort of interaction.

I sincerely hope there won't be "new DVI" files; DVI was fine in its
day, but we are now surely at a point where a successor to TeX should
output an industry-standard format such as PDF, rather than attempt to
define a new quasi-standard of its own.

** Phil.