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RE: Conversion tools
- From: "Sterin, Ilya" <Isterin@ciber.com>
- To: 'Rod Davison ' <email@example.com>,"'''firstname.lastname@example.org' ' '" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 11:10:43 -0600
Oh I just must of misunderstood the question of how to convert
XML. e.g Word, Excel, Text to XML. By text you probably meant other formats
like CSV, etc..., I just wasn't sure so I figure I'd ask and maybe cook up
From: Rod Davison
To: ''firstname.lastname@example.org' '
Sent: 07/23/2001 10:58 AM
Subject: Re: Conversion tools
An interesting problem, ordinary text to XML.
In my opinion (which may be totally surreal) it is a quantum leap to go
(1) conversion of one mark-up system to XML; to (2) conversion of plain
Unless you are talking about simple format triggered conversions like a
of text gets converted to a <para> element or something like that, it
that you need some sort of text content understanding to decide how to
the text to a document structure.
Perhaps I missed your point?
On Monday 23 July 2001 12:20 pm, Sterin, Ilya wrote:
> Well not sure how you would convert unmarked text to XML, if you have
> ideas, let me know. But in Perl there are API for converting CSV and
> Excel, XML::Excel and XML::CSV as well as XML::SAXDriver::CSV and
> There are commercial and maybe some freeware tools that do that for
> but not sure if they provide APIs in other languages.
Rod Davison @ Critical Knowledge Systems Inc
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