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Re: Swish-E and HTML documents with frames

From: Chris Humphries <ChrisJMH(at)>
Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 10:24:12 GMT
I'll send a copy of the frames-capable spider as soon as it has been tested a little more.
If all goes well, that should be in a day or so.

Chris Humphries

-----Original Message-----
From:	Gerard P. Menos [SMTP:gpmenos@Princeton.EDU]
Sent:	Thursday, February 24, 2000 6:55 PM
To:	Multiple recipients of list
Subject:	[SWISH-E] Re: Swish-E and HTML documents with frames

YES, YES, and YES.


G. Philippe Menos,  609-258-5183
Systems Administrator,  Princeton University Library

On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Chris Humphries wrote:

> I have been testing a new version of the Swish-E spider that can handle 
> HTML documents with frames.
> If the spider program detects that the document is a framed HTML, it 
> recursively builds content by reading through the <frame src> pointers, and 
> builds up a list of all the <a href> links that it finds. It then passes 
> *this* back to the C program, which indexes the document as if it were one 
> big HTML. The spidering will work as if all the <a href> links found in in 
> the frameset HTML files were at level 1.
> Would this be of use to anyone?
> Chris Humphries
Received on Fri Feb 25 05:28:10 2000