Forum: Ferret [ANN] FerretHelper module and Ferret Finder utility

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Stuart R. (Guest)
on 2006-04-13 07:46

I've written ferret_helper.rb (FerretHelper module) containing wrapper
for converting PDF, HTML, Open Document and Microsoft Word files to
plain text
for the Ferret index analysers.

To help test it I wrote a simple ff.rb (Ferret Finder) command-line
utility to
index and search document files.

You can download the code at

Cheers, Stuart
Stuart R.
Jan P. (Guest)
on 2006-04-13 13:43
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great step for making something like desktop and email search available
ruby and ferret. I'll definitly try this out. Thank you so much!

Just as a pointer for something I've used for email searching before
converted to gmail:


Jan P.
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