[Bioperl-l] Bio::DB::Biblio::PDF - incomplete?
allenday at ucla.edu
Sun Apr 29 20:57:55 EDT 2007
Doesn't matter to me if it stays or not. If you're cleaning house
feel free to get rid of it.
On 4/29/07, Chris Fields <cjfields at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Quick response! Yep, I've run into this with a few publishers.
> Though they're supposed to have 'permanent' links for those of us who
> like to link to our pubs they frequently change (scary if that's
> their definition of permanent).
> Did you want us to remove the code from CVS?
> On Apr 29, 2007, at 7:21 PM, Allen Day wrote:
> > 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
> Christopher Fields
> Postdoctoral Researcher
> Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
> Dept of Biochemistry
> University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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