Re: [htdig] excerpt

Subject: Re: [htdig] excerpt
From: alan (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 10:09:32 PDT

Geoff Hutchison wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Jul 2000, alan wrote:
> > is there a way to get $(EXCERPT) to return a description that includes
> > the HTML in the document instead of killing it all?
> No. You could certainly change the HTML parser, but personally, I'd rather
> not see the HTML in the excerpt. What do you do if there's an unbalanced
> set of tags in the excerpt? The result page would suffer as a result.
> > and if i choose to use use_meta_description in the config will
> > $(EXCERPT) take on the value of the <meta name="description"
> > content="blah blah blah">
> If that tag exists, yes.
> > and if it does is there still a variable that contains the document
> > description (not the meta description)?? i need to
> What do you consider the document description, if not the META tag itself?

i want to be able to display the excerpt from the meta description tag and the
excerpt from the body contents of the document in the results page ... is that



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