Save as .WWF, Save a Tree

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Dec 11, 2010

Save as .WWF, Save a Tree by CarbonX13 at 12:45 AM (3,127 Views / 0 Likes) 47 replies

  1. CarbonX13
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    Member CarbonX13 GBAtemp 台灣人

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    The folks at the World Wildlife Fund have created a new file format known as .WWF. It is basically a PDF file-based format the does not allow you to print onto paper. There is a video link to the 'trailer' from World Wildlife Fund below. The .WWF file format is currently only available on Mac, but will be ported to Windows shortly.[/p]


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  2. Son of Science

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    What's the point of this? I'm sure someone will just create a converter.
     
  3. TwinRetro

    Global Moderator TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    thats got to be one of the most retarded ideas ive ever heard of
     
  4. Slyakin

    Member Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Haha, I can't wait for people to just try to print it, fail, and convert it into printable. [​IMG]
     
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    This, if someone wanted a document bad enough they could just print screen it anyway..
     
  6. soulx

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    Stupid idea.
    You'll still be able to print this. Just not by using the 'Print' button. If I was more proficient with code, I would change a file format into printing 100 copies every minute and upload it online.
     
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    not all ppl are intelligent to find conversion software... atleast 10% will end up not printing
    cant say why they did THIS, eh still good to save some trees
     
  8. Oveneise

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    One of the stupidest ideas i've ever heard. Absolutely no point. Maybe ".WFF" stands for "We Will Fail"?
     
  9. injected11

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    Removing functionality =/= progress. I get what they were trying to do, but I don't understand how they expect any positive feedback from this.
     
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    This is just going to hinder people instead.

    I mean wow.
     
  11. Son of Science

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    Nope, it stands for World Wildlife Federation, stupid.
     
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    Global Moderator TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    I agree. This is about as useful in stopping paper waste as a "Send our troops home" bumper sticker on the back of a soccer mom's hummer is in stopping the war.
     
  13. dinofan01

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    .....lol. Taking things a little to seriously?
     
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    lol so much wasted effort on this useless file format.

    Stupid hippies.
     
  15. TwinRetro

    Global Moderator TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    Take a look at his avatar and you'll realize you've just been had.
     
  16. dinofan01

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    ah I see. Does he do this all the time then? Does the forum really need another blatant troll?

    ill admit it was a nice laugh though.
     
  17. IBNobody

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    Just to show you how stupid this is...

    When creating a PDF, you can set a flag in the document settings to prevent printing.
     
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    Indeed, I will take his "insult" with a grain of salt, as he is a troll.
     
  19. TwinRetro

    Global Moderator TwinRetro Don't start nothin', Won't be nothin'

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    Yes, he does this on a regular basis, and this forum needs another troll as much as Mthr needs a hairbrush.
     
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    Its basically screaming for a convertor. Also, if people choose not to print, they just won't print? Useless format. I'm gonna create a format that makes your computer implode upon opening so we can save electricity.
     

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