Subject: Re: PS/PDF output (was Re: Some advice please..)
From: Hubert Figuiere (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Dec 22 1999 - 03:42:19 CST
According to Paul Rohr <email@example.com>:
> I know that under the hood the process we use might be more like printing
> than exporting, but does our target user really care about this distinction?
> Has Adobe succeeded in getting everyone to think of PDF as a read-only
It appear that outside a couple of specific needs, it is the case.
> The only downside that I can think of is that this might generate an
> expectation that we could eventually *import* PDF documents, too. ;-)
That would be really nice, but probably not as easy as it sound.
BTW, we can try doing this using xpdf, which is a really portable
GPL'ed implementation of a PDF reader and parser. (I have done a
port to BeOS, so I know about it :-)).
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