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Re: [INTERFACES] RE: ODBC and RDO

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: Peter Mount <peter(at)retep(dot)org(dot)uk>, Robert Hiltibidal <rob(at)y2k(dot)state(dot)il(dot)us>, Hiroki Kataoka <kataoka(at)interwiz(dot)koganei(dot)tokyo(dot)jp>, pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] RE: ODBC and RDO
Date: 1999-12-27 16:21:37
Message-ID: 26342.946311697@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu> writes:
> ... Folks have generated PDF from the PS files (they are
> available at ftp://postgresql.org) but afaik direct generation of PDF
> would have the same drawbacks as other formats wrt needing minor
> markup fixes. The current scheme is definitely *not* ideal, but it
> works and the tools are available to me on my Linux box (doesn't PDF
> have some proprietary tools required?).

FYI, the soon-to-appear 6.0 release of Ghostscript will have PDF-writing
capability: feed it a plain PS file, get PDF.  I haven't played with it,
but I believe it will be a reasonable freeware substitute for Adobe's
PDF-creation tools.

			regards, tom lane

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