Re: [htdig] .pdf and .doc-files

Subject: Re: [htdig] .pdf and .doc-files
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 08:51:24 PDT

On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Gilles Detillieux wrote:

> Would a .csv be plain, indexable ASCII text? If so, that should do the
> trick too. You still have the problem of differentiating between word
> and excel documents in your script in either case.

CSV = Comma Separated Values

This is a text file, where fields (or columns) are separated by commas and
returns indicate the end of a row (or record).

As you said Gilles, it's not too difficult to differentiate between Word
and Excel documents since the MIME-type is sent to the script.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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