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Software development manager for OpusVL [opusvl.com], member of Birmingham Perl Mongers [pm.org] and maintainer of http://perldoc.perl.org [perl.org].

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Tuesday September 11, 2007
10:57 AM

pod2pdf 0.41 released

[ #34418 ]

I've finally got pod2pdf (used to create the PDF files on perldoc.perl.org) updated for compatibility with the latest version of PDF::API2, and packaged up into a proper CPAN release.

It is available from http://perl.jonallen.info/projects/pod2pdf or http://search.cpan.org/dist/pod2pdf.

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  • Does it allow some encoding? I encoded my pod in utf-8 and non-ascii characters are garbled after the conversion. It's a pity, I also have problems with pod2html encoding.

    Radek
    • Could you send me one of your utf-8 encoded Pod files (to jj@jonallen.info) please and I'll have a look into it.
      • You might want to look at all .txt files in: here [cpan.org] as a stress-test for it your stuff (because they're certainly a stress-test for Pod::Simple.)

        BTW, I'm not on intimate terms with PDF internals, but I think you wouldn't be having these problems (at least not quite so, uh, problematically) if you were using Pod::Simple. From day one, I wrote Pod::Simple to understand arbitrary encodings because, you know, it's not 1994 anymore.

        You can look at Pod::Simple::HTML (or just about of the Pod::Simple::* rendere