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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: re: converting to DocBook

* jonathon; <jblake@eskimo.com> on 14 Aug, 2002 wrote:
>>If I had that problem, I would convert as many of them as I could to HTML, run 'tidy' to clean up the HTML,
>>and then run the DocParse tool from www.commmandprompt.com to convert them to DocBook.
>	That sounds like the easiest option, since the majority of them are
>	in HTML format.   Tidy can get everything to the same version of HTML.
>	Somewhere I have a perl script that converts plain ASCII to HTML
>	2.0.  Tidy can clean up and upgrade the results to 4.01.
>	Most of the formatted non-HTML, non-plain ASCII documents can be
>	converted to HTML using whatever created them in that format.
>	There is the irony of converting to HTML, then to DocBook, then back
>	to HTML so that it can be seen on the web.

http://docbook.org/wiki/moin.cgi/Html2DocBook explains that HTML should
be converted to XHTML (which is xml) and then applying a stylesheet
given on the webpage xonvert XHTML to Docbook. 



Togan Muftuoglu

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