Excerpts from Ben Gribaudo's message of Thu Jul 26 19:33:32 +0300 2007:
> Hello,
> 
> I am putting together a PDF archive of our corporate newsletters. I'd 
> like to iterate though a directory of PDFs, read their metadata (title, 
> description, etc.) and use this info to dynamically generate a RHTML 
> index page. There are several Ruby PDF libraries out there but they seem 
> inclined towards creating PDFs instead of reading them. Any 
> recommendations on a library to read PDF metadata?
> 
> It would be neat to not only read metadata but also to pull the PDF's 
> first page's thumbnail out as an image. This would allow dynamic 
> creation of an index page that looks like this: 
> http://www.reviveourhearts.com/difference/newsletter/newsletter_archive.php
> 
> Any thoughts?
Have a look at http://extractor.rubyforge.org . You need libextractor
and its headers to compile it though. Would that work for you?
> 
> Thanks,
> Ben

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