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Is there a command-line tool to extract annotations (comments added using evince) from PDF-files?

I search such a solution to send people feedback on their submitted documents. Apart from replying with the annotated PDF as attachment, I want to include a dump of my comments as substitution for a proper changelog in the email's body.

In the man pages of tools like pdftotext, pdftohtml or pdfinfo I did not find any helpful options.

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Clarification: I am not talking about freehand (digital ink) comments. – fheub Feb 13 '12 at 9:27
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you can use python poppler for getting annotations.you can download it from this website

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Could you point me to a beginner-friendly documentation of python-poppler - I could not find more than demo-poppler.py. – fheub Feb 13 '12 at 15:36
From the lack of (alternative) answers or non-programmers-tipps I gather that this question might be more appropriate for Stack Overflow where I found this question Extracting text from PDF with Poppler (C++). Shall I ask it there as a new question or can someone move this thread? – fheub Feb 21 '12 at 7:54

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