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From Antonio Fiol BonnĂ­n <>
Subject Re: Custom extensions - to be made available if possible
Date Tue, 14 Sep 2004 19:57:16 GMT

We're making progress with the PDF Generator. A skeleton is already built.

A decision is necessary: Which PDF reading library is to be used?

As I said in a previous e-mail (Sep 10), we downloaded PDF box
(, but it seems to us a bit hard to use.

It seems to have a viewer, and so it seems to draw on a Graphics. This
could be used combined with Batik to generate SVG... but that seems a
bit overkill.

We also found Etymon PJX (, but it's like the
hard part of pdfbox, but without the easier part concerning the

Does anyone have any other options worth considering?

Please, someone share good/bad experiences with PDF reading/parsing products.

Thank you very much.

Antonio Fiol

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