[reportlab-users] Embed comments in PDF?
andy at reportlab.com
Fri Nov 7 10:53:39 EST 2008
2008/11/7 Darren Govoni <darren at ontrenet.com>:
> Hi Andy,
> Well darn. Hehe. Since I'm a one-track-mind I will maybe have to
> write my own mod to do this and give it back to the community.
> Now to hunt down the PDF file format spec. Oh joy!
Hunting it down isn't the problem - bottom link here, ignore the
exhortations to pay ISO for a copy....
You begin to taste the 'joy' when you've spent a night or two reading it,
but the true sensual pleasure only really kicks in when you
try to implement some feature and need a few dozen tries...
Py2PDf is probably a better starting point since it is inherently
read/write - our own library is designed to be read-only. It's
also worth looking at Bruno Lowagie's iText library in Java
in case he's solved it...
But we'd be very happy to accept any patches if you get something
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