RE: title info in text files


Ong, Harold (OngH@Scripps.com)
Wed, 6 Jan 1999 18:24:02 -0500


Yes, it does. Thanks a bunch, Andrew.

Harold

> ----------
> From: Andrew Scherpbier[SMTP:andrews@contigo.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 1999 3:02 PM
> To: Ong, Harold
> Subject: Re: title info in text files
>
> "Ong, Harold" wrote:
> >
> > Hello Andrew:
> >
> > I read the FAQ and couldn't find this, so I hope you can take a look.
> >
> > In the search results for text files, the title is not displayed - [No
> > title] even though I've added, <title>This is the title</title> in the
> > file.
> >
> > Question: How do we get Htdig to recognize title info for txt files?
> >
> > Thanks for your answer,
> >
> > Harold
>
> If a file is determined to be of type text/plain, it doesn't look for html
> (because then it would be of type text/html...)
> The document parser used to extract information from a page depends on the
> document type. So, since no assumptions can be made about text/plain type
> documents, it simply never looks for anything other than plain old words.
>
> Hope this info helps. If you need more help, contact the ht://Dig mailing
> list. (http://www.htdig.org/)
> --
> Andrew Scherpbier <andrews@contigo.com>
> Contigo Software <http://www.contigo.com/>
>



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