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From Dave <snoopd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Importing movable type data file to Roller
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 21:12:34 GMT
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Van Rogers-Ho <vanontherun@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking to move from Moveable type to Roller. However, I don't see much
> in the way of importing into Roller. There seems to be a lot of
> documentation on exporting out of Roller to MT or Wordpress format.
>
> Has anybody tried importing MT into Roller? Is this all SQL or are there
> Roller utilities/plugins available?

Here's one possible path:
- Export Movable Type data to a file
- Write a Java (or Groovy) program to read that file and create posts
and comments in Roller

Here are some example Groovy scripts for creating users, posts, etc. in Roller:
   http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/roller/trunk/weblogger-docs/examples/scripting/groovy/examples/adminprotocol/

Hope that helps,
Dave

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