Re: conversion from ASCII to HTML

Claude Devarenne (cdev@wco.com)
Thu, 3 Aug 1995 09:10:01 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Thu, 3 Aug 1995 09:10:01 -0700 (PDT)
From: Claude Devarenne <cdev@wco.com>
To: Rudy Setiawan <rsetia67@ursa.calvin.edu>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, houser@cpcug.org
Subject: Re: conversion from ASCII to HTML
In-Reply-To: <Pine.3.89.9508031112.A1142-0100000@ursa>
Message-Id: <Pine.SV4.3.91.950803090814.1102A-100000@wco.com>

Hi,

I didn't see the thread of messages preceding this one but have you 
tried txt2html at http://www.cs.wurstl.edu/~seth/txt2html/ ?

Claude



On Thu, 3 Aug 1995, Rudy Setiawan wrote:

> Hi. I'm still looking for ASCII text to HTML converter too, but in the mean 
> time a god converter to use is rtftohtml. You have to convert the ASCII 
> files to RTF first, but the one that we used here at Calvin to convert 
> the Calvin 1995-96 Catalog (http://www.calvin.edu/Calvin/catalog/),
> rtftohtml for UNIX--it's not even an updated version--did a very good job 
> with basic HTML tags. The files were originally created with Pagemaker, 
> then we saved them in RTF format, converted them with rtftohtml to HTML, 
> then editted them in HTML (to add links and extensions to make it look 
> nicer). To convert from ASCII to RTF, you can just use any Word 
> processing program (we used WordPerfect 6.1). I think it would be very 
> difficult to try converting from ASCII to HTML directly, since HTML files 
> are basically ASCII text files with .htm or .html extensions.
> 
> 
> Rudy Setiawan
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