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Re: Xpdf fuckware



On Sun, Mar 11, 2001 at 01:07:32PM -0800, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > Taking another POV, can't PDF be translated into something that doesn't
> > inforce such author desires, like LaTeX?
> 
> You can convert the PDF to PostScript with pdf2ps, then back to PDF with 
> ps2pdf. Presumably, ps2pdf doesn't add dumb copy-control stuff. I'm not 
> sure if you'll lose anything, though, but I doubt it.

PDF files can include hyperlinks.  You'll lose those for sure.

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Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>                Free software developer

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