Re: [NTLK] pdf for Newton?

From: Steve Weyer (
Date: Tue Mar 19 2002 - 13:58:20 EST

> Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 09:11:34 -0500
> From: "Eric L. Strobel" <>
> Actually, there might be a third alternative. What if there were an
> "engine" on a website somewhere that you fed the URL of a PDF file, and it
> either converts it to NewtonBook or HTML? (I'm thinking that if it's done
> right, Palm users would access it too, but you could try and charge them in
> order to fund it and leave it free for Newt users. :-) )

this has been around for awhile.

you submit a URL via email or a web form
and get back text or HTML.
(not a perfect conversion, but good enough for most simple docs I'd think)

Newton apps/tools: Newt's Cape, newtVNC, NewtDevEnv, Sloup, Crypto,...

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