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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache™ PDFBox™ named an Open Source Partner Organization of the PDF Association : The Apache Software Foundation Blog
Date Tue, 03 Feb 2015 17:05:47 GMT
On 3 February 2015 at 17:29, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> > On 03-02-2015, at 11:22, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, Louis Suárez-Potts <luispo@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache_pdfbox_named_an_open
> >>
> >> My guess is that everyone already knows about this :-)
> >
> > yup, but did I overlook a relevance for corinthia ?
> >
> > thanks for the info
> > rgds
> > jan i
> >
>
> Not directly to Corinthia. I was thinking more in terms that PDFBox grants
> those with JVMs to manipulate PDFs ad hoc. As a lot of enterprise docs. are
> PDFs, the utility of the service seems plain. (That OpenOffice can do this,
> too, to a limited degree, as can other open source applications is known;
> that they are not used this way and instead the maximally expensive options
> are used just goes to show you that nature doesn’t just abhor a vacuum, it
> sucks.)
>
> But to return to the point. If one aspect of Corinthia is to enable the
> manipulation of documents, then it bears watching how other similar, if by
> no means congruent or identical, services fare in the market. More
> expanded: to investigate the possibility of cooperation if not
> collaboration; of mutual interest.
>
you are completely right, watching is good !!! since it keeps us updated
with what is hot out there.

I was simply afraid I had missed a point, which would not be the first time.

rgds
jan I.

>
> louis
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> louis
> >>
> >>
> >
> > --
> > Sent from My iPad, sorry for any misspellings.
>
>

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