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Re: FW: Re: wvare DOC -> HTML filter

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 22:26:36 GMT
I added the filter into swish.  If both catdoc and wvWare are installed
it will use wvWare.

It does a nice job of creating HTML on some Word docs, but I had some
where it failed badly yet catdoc worked fine.

It's also a lot slower:

moseley@bumby:~$ time wvWare -1 /home/moseley/manual_11122002.doc  > /dev/null

real    0m5.611s
user    0m5.600s
sys     0m0.010s
moseley@bumby:~$ time catdoc /home/moseley/manual_11122002.doc  > /dev/null

real    0m0.066s
user    0m0.050s
sys     0m0.010s

And the output from wvWare fed into HTML tidy produced a lot of errors
and warnings.

So, beware.

$ wvWare --version
wvWare 0.7.3

Bill Moseley
Received on Wed May 26 15:26:38 2004