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Re: filtered filenames

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Tue Nov 30 2004 - 05:28:46 GMT
On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 05:24:55PM -0800, Bill Conlon wrote:
> In this case the document name will be stored in the index as 
> 'viewdoc.taf?_uid1=71' instead of test.doc.  But if the same url is 
> viewed in a browser, the file will be downloaded and named test.doc.  
> Does it make more sense to modify to test for the existence 
> of a filename in the Content-Disposition header or do this as part of 
> filtering?

I don't think so.  Search results give the url of where to find the
document -- having search results return "test.doc" doesn't provide
that information.

But, I think if you wanted to modify the name (say to the name
provided in the Content-Disposition header) that you could make that
modification in the filter_content() callback.  Well, you can modify
the URI object, but I'm not sure if you can change the scheme of the
URI object.  You would have to try.  There's also an "output_function"
callback (which may not be in 2.4.2) where you can override the output
generated by the spider.

Bill Moseley

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