At 16:48 30-09-03 -0700, David Lakritz wrote:
>For those who are still looking for a way to edit the text in a PDF
>file, this came across my desk today. I haven't tried it but it
>sounds interesting, assuming your PDF doesn't contain any
> > An elegant and practical way to extract all the content of a PDF file is to
> > send it as an attachment to
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> > without entering a message, a Subject, or including anything else in the
> > e-mail body. A short time later, a return e-mail message will include the
> > file's text ready for any text processing program.
Yes, this works. It must surely be some kind of illegal reverse
engineering process, given that the .pdf that I sent it looked like
complete gibberish when loaded into Notepad (high order bits set,
etc). How do they get away with this on a univ server?