rod at giffinscientific.com
Wed Nov 27 15:25:26 EST 2002
Dave Gervais said:
> Hello all,
> I'm looking to modify PDF documents depending on user input, and then to
> display them on the web using PHP.
> I know this is possible using pdflib and PDI (www.pdflib.org), but I was
> wondering if any of you know of a more open solution. I don't stand to
> make any money from this technology, so I can use pdflib for free, but I
> can't import existing PDF's without PDI, which is not free for personal
> use. If any of you know of something similar that is in the GPL camp,
> it would be great.
If you're doing this inside a web app on the fly, you might be interested
in the capabilities of FOP (http://xml.apache.org/fop). It is free under
the Apache license. You can also use FOP as a command line tool, but be
aware it is a Java based application.
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