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From Matthew Roth <matthew.g.r...@yale.edu>
Subject Re: PDF writer
Date Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:15:08 GMT
Thanks Erick. That is as anticipated. Scouring my other resources didn't
indicate the existence of a PDF writer. I thought I'd try the group be
embarking on a custom solution.


Matt

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:58 AM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com>
wrote:

> There's no PDF writer that I know of, and I doubt there's much
> enthusiasm for creating one as part of Solr. ResponseWriters are
> pluggable so this would certainly be possible.
>
> At root, in a response writer you just have a map of key/value pairs
> (it's a little more complicated than that, but not much) that you can
> do whatever you want with, either on Solr or on a SolrJ client.
>
> Not much help I know...
>
> Best,
> Erick
>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 10:01 AM, Matthew Roth <matthew.g.roth@yale.edu>
> wrote:
> > Hi Group,
> >
> > Is there a documented or preferred path to have a PDF response writer? I
> am
> > using solr 5.3.x for an internal project. I have an XSL-FO transformation
> > that I am able to return via the XSLT response writer. Is there a
> > documented way to produce  a PDF via solr? Alternatively, I was thinking
> of
> > passing the response through an eXist-db instance [0] we have running.
> > However, a pdf response writer would be ideal.
> >
> > Best,
> > Matt
> >
> > [0] http://exist-db.org/
>

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