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Get metadata from PDF links in citoid
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Currently citoid cannot retrieve metadata from a link to a pdf.

Zotero does this, but there's no support for the feature in translation-server:

Example request that fails:

There is an open bug for this in translation-server here:

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Jdforrester-WMF renamed this task from Get metadata from pdf links in citoid to Get metadata from PDF links in citoid.Jul 19 2016, 7:12 PM
Jdforrester-WMF triaged this task as Medium priority.
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to TR0: Interrupt on the VisualEditor board.

FYI, a notable software library to extract metadata from PDFs is grobid:

It looks like Zotero was pretty close to supporting at least some of these, but the PR is still open:

Mvolz raised the priority of this task from Medium to High.Jul 19 2020, 8:59 AM
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Mvolz changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Oct 24 2023, 1:21 PM