postscript processing in python

Aahz aahz at
Wed Jun 12 19:57:16 CEST 2002

In article <ae7t0a$f4t$1 at>, David Bear  <david.bear at> wrote:
>I know these are tall orders but I've written a filter in python that takes 
>a postscript stream generated by an IBM mainframe and uses ghostscript to 
>convert it to pdf.  The problem is ghostscript seems rather picky about 
>some strange things that the mainframe puts in the postscript stream -- so 
>I was hoping to do some cleanup on it and conversion without having to 
>depend on ghostscript.  

If you're already handling postscript, try using ReportLab to handle
creating the PDF:
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