Ps --> xml (or html)

James Robertson jamesr at
Fri Sep 10 08:52:25 BST 1999

At 16:27 10/09/1999 , David LeBlanc wrote:

>Anyone know of a PS to xml (or html) converter?
>Dave LeBlanc

If "PS" means Postscript, then that's a big
ask ...

Postscript can contain absolutely anything
that can be output to a printer: test, graphics,
equations, line art, anything ...

Even worse, a lot of the text is broken up
and specified according to exact placement
on the page, etc, so it's not trivial to
try and reconstruct a text flow ...

Also, if XML is your target, how would
you determine what tags to use for the

That being said, who know's what some
brilliant mind has created out there, but
I wouldn't hold your breath.


James Robertson
Step Two Designs Pty Ltd
SGML, XML & HTML Consultancy
jamesr at

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