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Education

+ - Could you pass Harvard's entrance exam from 1869?-> 3 3

erfnet writes: "The New York Times remembers back to when "college was a buyer's bazaar" and digs up 19th-century classified ads from Columbia, Harvard, Yale, and others. In competitive efforts to attract students from the limited pool of qualified candidates, applications were taken as late as September for an October freshman class. Vassar offered lush room accommodations. The expectations were high: Latin, Greek, Virgil, Caesar's Commentaries; Harvard's entrance exam from 1869 is posted (PDF): http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/education/harvardexam.pdf. Could any of us pass the exam today?"
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Comment: Re:This is why I have given up on Adobe (Score 2) 272 272

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If you're a small company, just starting out, and you're not locked into Photoshop for some reason, there's no reason to start producing files in that format. I

But when you want to hire employees or freelancers or accept files from clients or send files to a printer or basically do anything beyond doodling in your bedroom you are locked into the Photoshop/Indesign/Illustrator/PDF/EPS Adobe ecosystem because it's the defacto standard in the creative market.

Which is a main point of TFA.

God helps them that themselves. -- Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanac"

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