PDF to HTML translations

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Sep 6 19:02:11 UTC 2010

On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Chad Perrin wrote:
> I've started looking at the Xpdf tools as well as pdftohtml.  Other
> suggestions from within ports would be appreciated.  Additional options
> other than what can be found in ports might also be useful, understanding
> the needs I sketched out above.  The script itself is Perl, in case that
> matters.

An alternative might be to render the PDF to a relatively low-res 
bitmap.  Then the HTML becomes just an IMG.  You can do that directly 
with Ghostscript, or use ImageMagick/GraphicsMagick.

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