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   Re: XML <-> non-XML filter project

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  • From: "Rick Jelliffe" <ricko@allette.com.au>
  • To: "XML-Dev Mailing list" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 12:10:00 +1000

From: James Tauber <jtauber@jtauber.com>

 >What I would like to see is people taking existing non-XML formats and
>     a) a URI for the non-XML format (for notations and for the
namespace of
>the XML format)
>     b) a DTD representing the existing non-XML format
>     c) an output filter to convert documents conforming to the DTD
into the
>non-XML format
>     d) (possibly) an input filter to convert the non-XML format into

There is a project somewhat like this through FSF: the "GNU Filters".
They have an Excel to XML filter now, from memory. I think this is a
good project to support.


Rick Jelliffe

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