[OS X TeX] Creating a Sensible PDF Document

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Wed Feb 7 15:31:02 EST 2007

On Wed, 7 Feb 2007, Peter Dyballa wrote:

>> English language question : what do you mean by `sensible', applied to a 
>> pdf file ? What is the difference with `sensitive' ? In French, the two 
>> words are almost synonymous.
> The English word 'sensible' means reasonable, rational;

Not necessary; only in some of its meanings there is a connotation for 
reasonable and/or rational.

> 'sensitive' has to do 
> with sentiment, feelings.

Absolutely, not necessary.

Both words a ambiguous, and the interpretation depends on the context of 
usage, as in this case.


See <http://www.m-w.com>

>> For differential equations, you can say "sensible aux conditions 
>> initiales".
> Here the French 'sensible' might mean something like receptive to, depending 
> on, or subject of some initial conditions. (But I am no native speaker as 
> well.)
> --
> Greetings
> Pete
> The future will be much better tomorrow.
>                              -- George W. Bush

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