Computing, archiving, digital media, and a bit of historical speculation
Friday, 15 February 2008
Docvert - cool document conversion
One of the great problems with digital preservation is getting documents into a standard format for indexing and preservation. The National Archive uses Xena to normalise the document to XML, but I've just come across Docvert, which is kind of like Xena on drugs. Very powerful, very slick. An excellent solution to the bulk document conversion problem and one which can be pipelined for onward processing of the document.