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Re: subversion book in txt format.

From: Bruce A. Mah <bmah_at_packetdesign.com>
Date: 2004-02-27 17:29:03 CET

If memory serves me right, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 23:05, Ivan Teliatnikov wrote:
> > Guys,
> >
> > Could you please make a copy of the subversion book in plain txt format. I
> > would like to convert it to my Palm PDA but I could only do txt2palmdoc.
> Hm, our xsl package doesn't seem to have an XSL sheet for converting
> docbook-xml into plain text. How odd. And I can't seem to find an
> html2txt tool when googling.
> However, I simply brought up the giant book.html in 'links', which is
> already rendering html to txt, and told it to "save formatted document",
> named the file 'book.txt', and poof, I have a real book.txt. You can
> use that as a workaround. Maybe we'll upload it the website too.

FYI, that's exactly how the FreeBSD Documentation Project generates txt
file renderings of the Handbook, FAQ, release notes, etc.


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