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Re: IPTC filter for swish-e

From: Brad Miele <brad(at)>
Date: Wed Mar 03 2004 - 22:35:58 GMT
Image::IPTCInfo has that nice xml dump feature which would work well for
this. I do find that it occasionally pukes on images that have valid exif

If you set something up, i would be interested in seeing it.

 Brad Miele
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On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Bill Moseley wrote:

> 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
> > Image::IPTCInfo
> Which sample filter?   You might look at SWISH::Filters::ID3toHTML as an
> example.
> > I presume filters generally get swish-e to dump the contents into
> > SwishDescription.
> 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.
> --
> Bill Moseley
Received on Wed Mar 3 14:36:02 2004