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From Nick Burch <apa...@gagravarr.org>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (TIKA-93) OCR support
Date Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:20:38 GMT
On Mon, 2 Jun 2014, Tyler Palsulich wrote:
> Good point! We should figure out a way to fail gracefully when Tesseract 
> isn't installed, right? Unless there is, in fact, some pure Java OCR 
> implementation.

I believe the standard policy is that a parser which can't work should 
either thrown an exception during construction, or return an empty set of 
types to a call to getSupportedTypes. Either one lets it be gracefully 
skipped over

Nick

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