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Re: Swish-E and PDF Files

From: Roy Tennant <rtennant(at)not-real.library.berkeley.edu>
Date: Wed Jan 26 2000 - 15:18:30 GMT
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Roy Tennant

On Wed, 26 Jan 2000, Chris Humphries wrote:

> I would not expect Swish-E to be able to index PDF files (Adobe's 
> P(ortable) D(ocument) F(ormat) files) without some kind of preprocessing. I 
> was wondering whether, in anyone's expert opinion, Swish-E could be 
> configured to preprocess a PDF file and index it.
> 
> I realise that some custom programming may be necessary, and I have no idea 
> how one might persuade any Adobe package to do the unpacking for you in 
> such a way that you'd have access to the results.
> 
> Any comments?
> 
> Chris Humphries
> 
> 
Received on Wed Jan 26 10:23:09 2000