RE: [htdig] File formats supported


Budd, S. (s.budd@ic.ac.uk)
Fri, 26 Feb 1999 13:07:15 -0000


This comment about SGML make me ask
if any of the developers are aware of the move
from HTML to XML and to RDF ( resource description framework )
work which is going on at http://www.w3.org ?
See the above page for a report on progress with RDF.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gilles Detillieux [SMTP:grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca]
> Sent: 25 February 1999 22:01
> To: htdig@htdig.org
> Cc: htdig@htdig.org
> Subject: Re: [htdig] File formats supported
>
>
> According to Ismael Olea:
> > Gilles Detillieux escribió:
> > > Seriously, the main page at that URL does mention it. If you scroll
> down
> > > to the Features section, it says:
> > >
> > > - Searching of HTML and text files
> > > Both HTML documents and plain text files can be searched.
> > > Searching of other file types will be supported in future
> versions.
> >
> > htdig can handle sgml files too? And, can it manage meta tags in
> html
> > files?
>
> No, I don't think it can handle SGML. I'm not familiar with SGML, but my
> understanding is that a lot of its tags are quite different than HTML's.
> Also, the http server would likely assign a different content-type to
> SGML documents, so htdig won't even attempt to parse them.
>
> Meta tags in HTML are supported by htdig.
>
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