Re: [greenstone-users] Plugin for djvu files

From John Rowe
DateThu, 21 Dec 2006 14:48:08 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Plugin for djvu files
In-Reply-To (010e01c72361$084ccfc0$2821060a-bcinfo)
Hi Ania,

I don't think Greenstone comes with a plugin to handle Djvu files.
That leaves you with two options, one, if you have perl experience
you could modify another plugin (such as ImgPlug) to work it's magic
on Djvu files. The second option is using NULPlug to add them to the
collection and entering their metadata manually into the Metadata.xml
that resides in the same directory.
I think the easiest way to instruct the NULPlug to process .djvu
and .djv files by inserting something like the following into the
collect.cfg:
plugin NULPlug -process_exp /\.djvu?$/
Don't forget that NULPlug doesn't actually extract any metadata
(width, height, dpi, etc.) from the file, you will have to enter that
manually yourself.
Also, you need a collection-specific receptionist for the
collect.cfg to work. If you don't have a collection-specific
receptionist (if you don't know what collection-specific receptionist
means then you probably don't have one!) you will have to put the
above text into the main.cfg. That last tip comes thanks to Michael;
I didn't know that before today - we only work with collection-
specific receptionists here apparently!

Cheers,
John Rowe
Business Development Manager

DL Consulting
Greenstone Digital Library and Digitisation Specialists
johnr@dlconsulting.com
www.dlconsulting.com


On 20/12/2006, at 12:30 AM, Ania Alvarez wrote:

> Hello Katherine:
>
> I read the message that niivsrb@tut.by sent to the "greenstone-
> users", about if is there any GreenStone plugin for djvu files, and
> I have the same problem. I am building a collection that is mainly
> PDF files and djvu files, and I would like to obtain the plugin for
> the djvu files. Thank you for your help about how to use the
> UnknownPlug and sorry for my English.
>
> While waiting for your answer...
>
> Ania
>
>
> Happy New Year for all.
>
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