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   possibility of an RTF, LaTex XML conversion process

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  • From: David Megginson <ak117@freenet.carleton.ca>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 08:20:49 -0400

Baden Hughes writes:

 > Both Don Park and David Megginson mentioned this in the last few
 > posts: conversion mechanisms from RTF and LaTex to XML. Anyone know
 > of any work on either of these ? I'd be very interested to hear
 > about it. If not, is there any other interest in these conversions
 > besides mine ?

Simply doing a lexical transformation of RTF or vanilla LaTeX to XML
is, if not trivial, at least straight-forward; the challenge is
getting from the very loose structure and semantics of RTF or LaTeX to
a real-world XML document type.

All the best,


David Megginson                 ak117@freenet.carleton.ca
Microstar Software Ltd.         dmeggins@microstar.com

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