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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: document2txt
Date Wed, 13 Oct 2004 12:03:12 GMT
Rick Tessner wrote:
> Diwaker Gupta wrote:
>> I believe there were atleast 2-3 solutions floating around for doing
>> converstion from xdocs to TXT. Are any of these integrated or planned
>> on being integrated into forrest in the near future?
> I'm planning on working on that once Forrest 0.6 has been released.  I'd 
> like to add the document2txt transformation and create a suite of common 
> text handling bits that can be used by both the (currently existing) 
> document2pod and the sooon-to-be document2txt.  For example, have common 
> table and list handling transforms.

For a starter see

I did, once upon a time have a full working implementation of this then 
I stuidily deleted the files in error (twice - I rewrote it once!!).

One day I will actually get this finished, however, the project I needed 
that on has now been shelved so the urge is not strong right now.


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