ANN: pdfrw pure-Python PDF file reading and writing

Patrick Maupin pmaupin at
Fri Nov 27 16:55:08 CET 2009

On Nov 27, 2:35 am, Patrick Maupin <pmau... at> wrote:
> pdfrw is a basic PDF file manipulation library, developed and tested
> on Python 2.5 and 2.6.
> pdfrw can read and write PDF files, and can also be used to read in
> PDFs which can then be used inside reportlab (as source material for
> new PDFs).  This is also the underlying library for a new rst2pdf
> extension (not yet released, but in rst2pdf subversion) which allows
> arbitrary fragments of source PDFs to be embedded in the output PDF
> (without rasterization).
> No releases yet (and none immediately planned), but the interface is
> reasonably stable, it seems to work pretty well, and you can download
> the code and a few working examples at
> Feedback and/or code contributors always welcome!
> Best regards,
> Patrick Maupin

Apparently forgot URL when I was sleep-typing last night:


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