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RE: Swish-E and PDF Files

From: Rainer Scherg <Rainer.Scherg(at)not-real.rexroth.de>
Date: Wed Jan 26 2000 - 16:19:33 GMT
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http://www.msp.baynet.de/home/rainer.scherg

I've programmed a filtering feature to swish...

This enables you to install filters for PDF,
Windword, Excel or whatever into swish-e...

We are indexing some 1000nds of pdf files daily
this way (Sun Solaris server)...

- rainer

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Chris Humphries [SMTP:ChrisJMH@vermilion99.freeserve.co.uk]
> Sent:	Wednesday, January 26, 2000 1:50 PM
> To:	Multiple recipients of list
> Subject:	[SWISH-E] Swish-E and PDF Files
> 
> 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
> 
> 
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Received on Wed Jan 26 11:23:23 2000