ps conversion tools?

Shaun Oliver shauno at
Fri Nov 2 08:13:53 EST 2001

no offence guys,
but, is this not a list wherebye we can discuss not only speakup related 
issues but linux related issues as well?
And as far as I can see, this is a valid discussion thread.
Let's not forget that we're all here to help one another out whereever
Thanks for putting up with my gripe.

On Fri, 2 Nov
2001, Yvonne Smith

> Jason writes:
>  > Umm..... you seem to be forgetting what mailing list this is :-P
>  > 
>  > On Thursday November 01, 2001 11:50 pm, you wrote:
>  > > You guys are right, ghostscript will do it, but in my experience, and
>  > > believe me, I've had more experience at converting files from
>  > > different formats to text than you can possibly imagine, xpdf is
>  > > better for the pdf stuff. It seems to do a whole heck of a lot better
>  > > on the formatting, at least that's what I've noticed.
> Umm, no, I didn't forget. Yes it needs the x stuff, I think, but it
> works as a command line tool. you just type pdftotext filename and you
> get a text file. Believe me, I'm  no more capable of using x than you
> are. I don't actually know where to get it from, but  it is a debian
> package.
> I'm sorry I didn't make myself clear earlier.
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