[Wolves] TXT to XML

squire triG wolves at trig.org.uk
Wed Nov 3 16:54:09 GMT 2004

On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 16:37 +0000, Simon Burke wrote:

> All the pre-written docs are in plain ASCII the stuff I am writing i
> think is in plain ASCII, or will be.
> The CMS, well DMS really is purely for my own use and maybe for
> release online once i get it full enough. I'm making a technical
> library with such lovely things as my precious RFC's (well not mine
> but they are my bible tbh), man pages,  syntax for the stuff like TCL,
> Python and C, (the langs i know enough of) and pretty much anything
> else like that i can think of.
> I can put my own stuff in whatever not a problem but its the rfcs et
> al that i need formatting, they are in plain ASCII format, and i want
> to make them look all nice and shiny with not necessarily XML but
> something that can be easily read in a browser and looks nice.

Why not dump these into a mysql or postgresql db and then have either
perl/php or python format them for you?

Just a thought
> Management is mainly updating them where applicable by either editing
> them or replacing them as necessary as well as structuring them, but
> if I'm exposing it to the web eventually then other features may be
> required, but that maybe just be something like linking to a phpbb
> site or something so that doesn't matter at this point.
trig <wolves at trig.org.uk>


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