RE: Converting a Batch File to XML
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Michael Kay wrote: > This kind of thing is very much easier using XSLT 2.0 > * use the unparsed-text() function to read the text file > * split it into individual lines using the tokenize() function > * parse each line using xsl:analyze-string > * arrange it into a hierarchical structure using xsl:for-each-group You know, I think you may just have offered a light into an alternate from perl maintenance hell. :) OK, it's as well-behaved as perl gets, but I just can't think in that language. Right now, I'm using a variant of this perl script: http://www.extraneous.org/wiki/ProseML_text2chapter.pl But it seems that the .txt -> .xml translation *could* be done with XSLT 2.0 given your above statement. -- _Deirdre web: http://deirdre.net blog: http://deirdre.org/blog/ "Memes are a hoax! Pass it on!"
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