[Haskell-cafe] More accessible papers

Peter Verswyvelen bf3 at telenet.be
Mon Nov 19 14:43:07 EST 2007

Most research papers have the same layout: two columns per A4 page. They 
mostly come as PDF or PS.

Although this is standard, it is not really accessible for people with 
people with bad vision, who prefer larger fonts. When you print this, 
the fonts are rather small. For those people, a reflowable PDF would 
make much more sense, so they can choose how big the fonts are on screen 
& paper.

Also, some of the new epaper devices, such as the Sony Reader or IRex, 
don't really support the format of these research papers (they become 

Do any of you have ideas how to convert a two column per page PDF/PS to 
a single larger column per page, and maybe even reflowable PDF?


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