Re: adding .mht files to collections

11Apr200216:41:35+0530-"Pine-LNX-4-33-0204111638470-28248-100000-trinetra-ncb-ernet-in
From s.yeates@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateFri, 12 Apr 2002 09:37:35 +1200
Subject Re: adding .mht files to collections
>
> On Thu, 11 Apr 2002, John R. McPherson wrote:
>
> > HTMLPlug only handles "plain" HTML files. The web archive files
> > aren't HTML - they contain binary data and other stuff such as
> > server info and date info, etc. What program is creating them -
> > is this using Internet Explorer and doing "Save As..." then
> > Complete Web Page or something??
>
> Yes , the files are created using IE and doing "Save AS" then saving as
> type "Web archive, single file (*.mht)".
> -Jayalakshmi

Looking around the web, the *.mht file format does not appear to be an open
format (i.e. there is not a publicly available definition of the file format
or free code to read the file format). This makes it unlikely that
Greenstone will deal with it anytime soon.

stuart

-- stuart yeates <s.yeates&#64;cs.waikato.ac.nz> aka `loam'
"To err is human--but it feels divine." -- Mae West
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