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From Oleg Tikhonov <o...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (TIKA-245) Support of CHM Format
Date Wed, 06 Mar 2013 03:49:43 GMT
Tika chm support has its limitations, can you provide such file(s) for
further investigation ?

BR,
Oleg


On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 1:10 AM, Tejas Patil (JIRA) <jira@apache.org> wrote:

>
>     [
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-245?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=13594074#comment-13594074]
>
> Tejas Patil commented on TIKA-245:
> ----------------------------------
>
> I am working on NUTCH-1454 and I am observing that tika is not able to
> extract contents from chm documents. (i tried with several chm files but it
> worked for none). Chm viewer however could show entire contents of the
> file. I am not the only guy who is facing this issue (see [here|
> http://lucene.472066.n3.nabble.com/CHM-Files-and-Tika-tp3999735p4001245.html
> ])
>
> > Support of CHM Format
> > ---------------------
> >
> >                 Key: TIKA-245
> >                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-245
> >             Project: Tika
> >          Issue Type: New Feature
> >          Components: parser
> >         Environment: All
> >            Reporter: Karl Heinz Marbaise
> >            Assignee: Chris A. Mattmann
> >            Priority: Minor
> >             Fix For: 0.10
> >
> >         Attachments: TIKA-245.oleg.20110806.PATCH,
> TIKA-245.tikhonov.04082011.patch.txt, TIKA-245.tikhonov.20103107.patch.txt,
> TIKA-245.tikhonov.20112603.txt, TIKA-245.tikhonov.20112703.txt
> >
> >
> > It might be a good idea to support the CHM File format of Windows. Some
> information about
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Compiled_HTML_Help#Extracting_to_HTML.
> The CHM format contains HTML files which can be parsed by Tika. So the
> "only" problem is to extract the data from the CHM file.
>
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