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RE: [tdf-discuss] New "LibreOffice Reader" Eliminates Need for "PDF Reader"


My Windows 7 C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Reader 10.0\ folder is 181 MB.

Where do you get the 6 GB?

-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Derman [mailto:robert.derman@pressenter.com] 
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2011 21:24
To: discuss@documentfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [tdf-discuss] New "LibreOffice Reader" Eliminates Need for "PDF Reader"

[ ... ]
 What I 
meant by HUGE when I referred to Adobe Reader was the more than 6 Gigs 
of hard drive space it takes up!  By contrast all of the LibreOffice 
suite of programs takes up 475 Megs of space.  That means that a mere 
reader takes up more than a dozen times the space of an entire office 
suite.  If that isn't mega-bloat I don't know what is.   It has been a 
long time, but I seem to remember Adobe Reader only taking 12 Megs of 
space at one time.  It used to come included on almost all driver disks, 
now it is just too big for that. 
[ ... ]


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