[OT] PPT reader?

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Fri Feb 8 18:58:33 CET 2002


In article <mailman.1013181915.301.python-list at python.org>,
Skip Montanaro  <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>
>Guido posted a bunch of talk slides to the Python website in PowerPoint
>format.  I understand his reasons for not creating HTML versions (mostly
>because the HTML generated by PPT sucks).  Still, that leaves people without
>access to PPT sort of out in the cold.  What non-MS tools are out there
>(open source or otherwise) for reading, displaying or converting PPT slides
>to other, more accessible, formats?  If we can get a reasonable (but fairly
>short) list of tools, I can probably see they get referenced on the relevant
>page of the Python website.

Just figured I'd make a plug for ReportLab, which avoids this problem by
creating PDF instead of PowerPoint.
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