[Bioperl-l] Bio::DB::Biblio::PDF - incomplete?

Allen Day allenday at ucla.edu
Sun Apr 29 20:21:19 EDT 2007


Incomplete.  I wrote it to do some bulk scraping of PDFs a few years
ago.  I only implemented for a few journals, so it never worked for a
large fraction of publications.  Probably it barely works or does not
work at all now b/c of how the PDF are scraped out of the HTML.  The
publisher sites are always modifying their HTML, presumably trying to
prevent automated download like this.

-Allen

On 4/29/07, Chris Fields <cjfields at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Allen (or anyone),
>
> What is the status of this module?  It requires a module not listed
> in the dependencies (WWW:Mechanize) and has no tests.
>
> chris
>


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