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From "Kelvin Tan" <kel...@relevanz.com>
Subject Re: Indexing PDF - a potential solution
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2002 00:38:49 GMT
Hey Peter,

Thanks for the reference. I'm sure it'll come in handy if we need to
incorporate more comprehensive support for PDF in my app.

Cheers,
Kelvin
----- Original Message -----
From: <carlson@bookandhammer.com>
To: Lucene Developers List <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 13, 2002 2:12 AM
Subject: Re: Indexing PDF - a potential solution


>   Hi Kelvin,
>
> Thanks for the repost of your information. That was great to see.
>
> If you have money to spend and really want high quality PDF conversions,
> you might want to talk with
> pdfsages (pdfsages.com). I talked with their CTO and it seems they have
> some technology that does a really good job dealing with complex pdf
> files. Also, I'm sure they can handle the compression information (in
> the xpdf FAQ, they say they handle LZW compressed files on Unix by using
> some command line tool).
>
>
> --Peter
>
> On Friday, January 11, 2002, at 07:19 PM, Kelvin Tan wrote:
>
> > Peter,
> >
> > I had something to say about indexing PDFs in a previous post.
> >
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org/msg00280.html
> >
> > Regards,
> > Kelvin
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <carlson@bookandhammer.com>
> > To: Lucene Developers List <lucene-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 5:24 AM
> > Subject: Indexing PDF - a potential solution
> >
> >
> >> Hi,
> >> I know that some people have wanted to index PDF files.
> >> I just heard about a pdf to text conversion utility called xpdf.
> >>
> >> http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/
> >>
> >> I haven't tried this, and it's not java based, although it is open
> >> source.
> >>
> >> I hope this helps
> >>
> >> --Peter
> >>
> >>
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