[potentially OT] UN resolutions in opaque PDF format

Ben Finney ben at benfinney.id.au
Tue Oct 31 09:11:05 UTC 2006

On 31-Oct-2006, Michael Kallas wrote:
> > 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.

Which is something that should be done once, by the distributor of the
document; not by every recipient who needs it.

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Ben Finney <ben at benfinney.id.au>
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