[cc-devel] [Cctools-cchost] call for help: ms office files
jon at rejon.org
Tue Jul 10 15:12:02 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-07-10 at 13:07 -0600, M. David Peterson wrote:
> Oh, sorry... what I should have stated is any advice on where to start
> for the extended list of XML formats that there is no support for at
> the moment. In regards to Office files, I doubt much that the .doc
> and .ppt have been converted to OOXML formats, so these would
> obviously not qualify as XML. In this regard, I have already taken
> your advice from before and started working on the suggested
Yes, Victor, can you help get David started please. Seems like there are
1. identifying formats needed
2. figuring out best method for adding to ccHost (getid3/pseudo file
3. cleaning/detection of possible malware
VS, can you technically outline best approaches for David to get started
on this please.
thx! This is super cool!
> On 7/10/07, Victor Stone <fourstones.net at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/10/07, M. David Peterson <xmlhacker at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 7/9/07, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> > Fortunately XML happens to be one my specialties ;-) I'll
> be happy to do
> > the work in this space. Again, will push everything through
> the dev lists
> > to ensure proper coordination with everyone/everything else
> to ensure I am
> > headed in the proper technical direction.
> > Any advice on where I should start?
> as I've said elsewhere since the verification is about malware
> detection, esp. in regards to office files I would highly
> looking into a export/import model where the upload is
> translated into
> a benign format (like script-less html or xml). I'm sure
> there's a
> community of doc-weenies out there that knowd this stuff.
> getID3 is
> focused on media.
> M. David Peterson
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