Monthly Archives: October 2014

Who’s at Fault When a PDF Problem Pops Up?

6772e_only_Faces_231x220_IsaevI_01by Ilia Isaev, ABBYY Testing Engineer

It’s ironic: users of PDF solutions automatically assume that when they have a problem with a PDF file it’s the software’s fault. Conversely, developers typically say it’s the file’s fault. But ask a tester what’s at fault – the file or the software – and he’ll probably say “It’s 50/50.” Why? Because those of us who have tested PDF solutions over and over again, realize that the PDF format is so complicated there is always the probability that… Read more