[NMLUG] Free/Open convert to pdf?

John Fleck nmlug@swcp.com
Tue, 13 Nov 2001 08:31:28 -0700

Aaron -

Do the documents start out as postcript, or is the postscript created
from something else?



On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 08:23:20AM -0700, Aaron Birenboim wrote:
> 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...)

John Fleck
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