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Re: PDFs and encoding

From: Michael Monaghan <Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2007 09:22:44 -0400
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-id: <46ADE624.9060501@sun.com>

Only saw this now - thanks Martin.

Haven't fixed this issue yet, but we are playing with a perl module - PDF::API2 - that can 
modify the metadata.

Works fine for ascii, just not yet for non-ascii.

Thanks,

~mm


Martin Duerst wrote:
> Hello Michael,
> 
> The upcomming 31st Internationalization and Unicode Conference
> has two talks on PDF and Internationalization,
> please see http://www.unicodeconference.org/conference-at-a-glance.htm.
> 
> Regards,    Martin.
> 
> At 04:25 07/07/21, Michael Monaghan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm looking for resources on the above.
>>
>> I'm confused about the relationship between the encoding of sources [sgml], the encoding of the body text within the generated PDFs, and the impact/restrictions they have on the encoding of the metadata in the trailer part of the file.
>>
>> I'd appreciate a pointer to some resources.
>>
>> Particularly interested in unix cmd line tools that will add multibyte metadata to a PDF, after the PDF has been created.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> ~mm
>>
> 
> 
> #-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
> #-#-#  http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp       mailto:duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp     
> 
> 
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