london.pm Digest, Vol 60, Issue 19
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Thu Oct 28 16:34:30 BST 2010
> Message: 11
> Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 14:04:02 +0100
> From: Christopher Jones <c.jones at ucl.ac.uk>
> Subject: Re: PerlMagick
> To: "London.pm Perl M\[ou\]ngers" <london.pm at london.pm.org>
> Message-ID: <7989BF52-6B63-4F0B-B5F3-5530AA5E4F77 at ucl.ac.uk>
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> On 28 Oct 2010, at 13:42, David Cantrell wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 01:10:50PM +0100, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> >> On 28 Oct 2010, at 12:03, Christopher Jones wrote:
> >>> Has anyone on London.pm had success installing PerlMagick on a Mac?
> >> Yeah - it's painful. I usually resort to installing ImageMagick from
> > ... and then interacting with it through the imagemagick programs'
> > command lines, not through PerlMagick.
> I have several thousand scan images that contain a barcode, and I'd like to
> extract the barcode from each one - and after a bit of digging around I
> figured PerlMagick might be the solution.
> I'm sure there's more than one way of skinning this cat, but if I *could*
> install PerlMagick, it would be helpful!
I got sick of maintaining Imagemagick (even from source) in a previous
incarnation so just ported our modest image processing requirements to
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