[potentially OT] UN resolutions in opaque PDF format

Michael Kallas michael.kallas at web.de
Tue Oct 31 08:29:11 UTC 2006


> Von: Alessandro Rubini <rubini at gnudd.com>
> Gesendet: 31.10.06 08:44:07

> He said it's a problem of accessibility. Some people out here have
> special media to access information: while ascii is managed by all of
> them, images are sometimes offlimits.  Good pdf documents can be
> converted to text, but he's reporting that UN directives are images.

It might be possible to convert it to text again via OCR programs
like tesseract or gocr.

> While not a free-software problem, I agree we have a problem here.

It's connected to Free Software and consistent with reports of Georg:

> And I appreciate the politeness of mr. Alvarez in his choice of the
> email subject.

Bes wishes

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