On Wed, Mar 03, 2004 at 12:57:08PM -0800, Bill Conlon wrote:
> I've been looking into developing a filter to grab caption, category,
> keywords, author, date from an image library.
> It looks straightforward to modify the the sample filter to use
Which sample filter? You might look at SWISH::Filters::ID3toHTML as an
> I presume filters generally get swish-e to dump the contents into
No, not normally. They tend to just reformat the data so swish-e can
index it -- either into HTML meta tags or XML.
> But am I correct in assuming that I could use my
> filter to wrap the IPTC data in metatags prior to feeding swish-e, so I
> could get the use of Properties?
Yep, that's the way to go.
Try and use the SWISH::Filter framework if possible. The idea is you
create your filter in the SWISH::Filters::* name space, make sure perl
can find it in @INC and it will automatically be added to the set of
filters that swish can use.
Received on Wed Mar 3 13:12:25 2004