[NMLUG] Free/Open convert to pdf?

Aaron Birenboim nmlug@swcp.com
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 08:23:20 -0700 (MST)

Is there a free or open-source way to convert PostScript into PDF?
Or...  does adobe have that ability locked down under patents.

Adobe charges $5000 for their UNIX distiller, which is not
in our price range.  If there is no free option (preferably scriptable)
we will just share the disk to a PC and try to script a converter
on Windoze.  I'd really like to avoid that.

These are simple, 1-page PostScript files

If this idea fails...  Have people set up WWW MIME-types to
call Windoze-GhostView from their WWW browsers
(So the browsers could just view the postscript files...)
Aaron Birenboim | Black holes are where G-d divided
Albuquerque, NM |      by zero.
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boim.com/~aaron |                      -Steven Wright

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