[LINK] FW: TheyWorkForYou.com
Richard.Chirgwin at informa.com.au
Tue Jun 8 07:05:07 EST 2004
>and what's wrong with PDF anyhow? there are converters out there ...
But how well do they work on the business of turning two column PDF into
From: Tim Lister
To: The Link Institute
Sent: 7/06/04 23:40
Subject: Re: [LINK] FW: TheyWorkForYou.com
On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 20:35, Michael Still wrote:
> Eric Scheid wrote:
> >>TheyWorkForYou.com is the finest example of a political hack I've
> >>It's basically an ultra-user-friendly front-end to the Hansard
> >>of all speeches and debates in the houses of commons, with each MP
> >>their own page complete with a summary of their recent performance
> >>member's interests and a list of their recently recorded
> > damn handy hack :-)
> > sounds like an interesting project for some uni kids
> Our parliamentary hansard appears to only be available as a set of PDF
> files, with two columns on the page to make it a little more exciting.
> Is anyone aware of a source of more machine readable hansard?
which hansard? federal or one of the states?
NSW Hansard is quite readable:
i haven't checked federal or other states, this is just a result of
doing a website for a state MLC, but no probs.
and what's wrong with PDF anyhow? there are converters out there ...
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