For those among us who are:
A. Control freaks
B. Savvy enough to use a more readable font than Times Roman (Century Schoolbook rocks and you couldn't tell the difference with the possible exception of noting less eye strain upon your completion of my partial, thank you very much)
C. Compulsive listmakers
Would the Snark bristle at receiving a .PDF file, with all the formatting cemented in place, fonts embedded, and all the mysteries of the Mac/PC WYSIWYG universe self-contained?
If I wanted you to send a PDF I'd ask you to send a PDF.
I think we need clue music so you can remember FOLLOW THE DAMN DIRECTIONS with the same word for word perfection as "two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese pickle on a sushi roll"