Re: [greenstone-users] PagedImage plugin

From John R. McPherson
DateWed, 22 Mar 2006 12:41:47 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] PagedImage plugin
In-Reply-To (52B914D66FE6974A952ECCACE81B36428F53D3-libmail1-libad-csus-edu)
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 03:15:29PM -0800, Bin Zhang wrote:

> I was trying to setting up a collection of scanned images of Chinese
> books. I first tried to use the plain format for the document
> metadata. If I use Chinese in the .item file, GLI will not process
> the file, but I add some English text in front of Chinese, it would
> work. Then I tought maybe if I use the XML format it would work.
> Wrong. XML format doesn't work at all, even if I only have Chinese
> text in the .item file. Perl would die a fatal death.

What encoding(s) did you use? I'm not sure but I wouldn't be surprised if
the plugin assumes that the .item file is in utf-8, instead of big5 or
gbk.

John