[Xapian-tickets] [Xapian] #383: Patch to replace antiword with abiword

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Tue Nov 9 01:18:44 GMT 2010

#383: Patch to replace antiword with abiword
 Reporter:  frankjb      |       Owner:  olly    
     Type:  enhancement  |      Status:  assigned
 Priority:  normal       |   Milestone:  1.2.x   
Component:  Omega        |     Version:          
 Severity:  normal       |    Keywords:          
Blockedby:               |    Platform:  All     
 Blocking:               |  
Changes (by olly):

  * status:  new => assigned
  * component:  Other => Omega
  * milestone:  => 1.2.x


 Looks like antiword doesn't work with "fast saved" documents (which
 essentially just append a delta to the previously saved version of the
 file, which was typically much faster in the days of floppies, but isn't
 now.  It seems not to be no longer used by default, and is more complex to
 implement, so it's not as widely supported.

 We can make this change pretty seamlessly, so marking as suitable for

 Not sure if we should just replace antiword completely, or allow which
 filter to use to be configured.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.xapian.org/ticket/383#comment:7>
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