ps conversion tools?

Shaun Oliver shauno at
Fri Nov 2 08:15:45 EST 2001

I've got an aim clone called tac and it's a tcl based client. and it's
tatally command line driven.

On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Jason wrote:

> > 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.
> well, for one, keep in mind most of my comments are intended to be at least a 
> little bit funny.
> and actually in my case, I joined this list to find accessibility-conversion 
> projects to join (I'm an OK programmer, BTW), and actually I'd like to do 
> similar work for a living when I'm done with school.
> after joining I found out that I can at least answer some of the questions 
> posted.
> my interest in blind-accessiblity issues actually has an interesting (short) 
> story attached to it, but it's not appropriate for this list, but it includes 
> an idea I have for accessibility-enhancing DVD-Videos, here's a hint: 
> mandated DVS won't be very useful without a way to find the menu item that 
> turns it on ;-)
> anyway, I'm way offtopic, so I'll end here.
> btw: is there a program like gAIM or everybuddy that runs on a standard 
> console yet? If not I'd love to hack one together :-)
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