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Re: Spidering "file://" PDFs

From: McQuiggin, Kevin <kevin.mcquiggin(at)not-real.vancouver.ca>
Date: Tue Jul 05 2005 - 14:44:02 GMT
My error in writing the URL, I have the correct syntax in the links!

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Inspector Kevin McQuiggin
Forensic Services Section
Vancouver Police Department
kevin.mcquiggin@vpd.ca
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On Behalf Of Bill Moseley
Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 2:45 PM
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Subject: [SWISH-E] Re: Spidering "file://" PDFs


On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 11:32:46AM -0700, McQuiggin, Kevin wrote:
> I have created a web page that has several references to PDF documents 
> via URLs that look like:
> 
> <a href="file://server.name.ca/document.pdf">  ...  </a>

Eh, "server.name.ca" as a file:// url?  Is that a directory or a machine
name?

Also, remember the root directory:

    <a href="file:///path/to/local/file/document.pdf">  ...  </a>
                    ^

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Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org

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