From: F J Franklin (F.J.Franklin@sheffield.ac.uk)
Date: Fri Dec 06 2002 - 09:16:52 EST
> The idea is to feed this to Nautilus so that one can view the first line
> or two of their docs in the icon displaying their docs. This way a user
> can tell at a glance what each document is without having to open it.
> Nautilus has this feature already for text files - I want to extend it to
> all the files abiword can read (a LOT!)
With most XML file formats all you need to do is strip the mark-up and then
the white space, a job for which libxml2 is probably the only requirement.
This would make far more sense as a companion project: AbiSniff, maybe?
A GPLed library that perhaps even AbiWord could link against...
Francis James Franklin
`Medium atomic weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet, Diamond,
Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel.
`Sapphire and Steel have been assigned...'
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