[OS X TeX] Creating a Sensible PDF Document

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Feb 7 16:48:21 EST 2007

Le 7 févr. 07 à 21:31, Roussanka Loukanova a écrit :

> 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.

I would think the English "sensible" corresponds to the French  
"sensé", and the English "sensitive" to the French "sensible". Encore  
un faux ami !

Wot do you think? (You have to be born in the mid-60s to catch this  
one ;-)

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