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  Dynamically Creating PDFs in a Web Application
Subject:   FOP
Date:   2003-06-22 19:20:46
From:   anonymous2
Response to: FOP

The comparison is easy:

- Creating PDF entirely from scratch on every page view: use FOP.

- Merging existing PDFs and/or changing existing PDF files: use iText or similar tools like PDFPrepTool.

It's easy to take XML data and put it on a PDF using iText, it's also easy to convert non-XML data to XML to use FOP. It's more a matter of how much you want to code versus the strengths of the tool.