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Re: Swish-e Spider and Following Image-based Links

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed Jan 10 2007 - 14:45:38 GMT
On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 06:37:37AM -0800, James wrote:
> > Are you sure about that?  Did you test before posting?
> Yes, I am sure about it.  I have been testing several sites for a
> couple weeks. This seems to be an issue, definitely.  ...Obviously, I
> would test before posting...

Then you can provide an example so we don't have to guess what might
not be working in your case?

> > You want some guesses?  Eh, how about the pdf is an image?  Or you are
> > using a windows server and pdf is set to be text/html?  Or the pdf
> > contains no text?  The pdf is a version not supported by xpdf?  Or you
> > have a failing disk drive?  User configuration error?
> Eh?  Eh??  Did you wake up on the wrong side of the bed this morning?  Eh?

Bed?  What bed.  Programmers have couches.

> ..No, the PDF's are not images.  No, they are not windows servers.
> They are Linux.  Yes, the PDF's contain text only.  The PDF's are
> identical in nature on two different sites - one site's PDF's get
> indexed and the other site's PDF's don't.  They are both version 6.0,
> I believe with no security settings.  Failing disk drive?  I don't
> exactly know what you mean, but I doubt it.  User configuration error?
>  Doubt it.

But good guesses, no?  Again, obviously if you want help with this you
are going to have to provide a simple, fast and easy to use, example.

Bill Moseley

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