Re: Will Beagle index PDFs?

On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 19:35, Ralph Aichinger wrote:
> Hello!
> I just love Beagle, as unfinished as ist is, especially searching
> OpenOffice documents. 
> One thing would make it über-cool though: Searching PDFs.
> This would make all the stuff you can put on a scanner and OCR
> within the reach of Beagle. 

I think that files that have been "scanned" and converted to PDF without
being "OCRed" are like big images inserted in pdf headers, so I don't
know how is that indexed in Lucene.


> On the Lucene (Java) page it says that filters like xpdf can
> be used to index PDFs. Can this be done with Beagle too? Would
> it be hard? Will it be implemented out of the box one day?
> /ralph
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