Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: textToXml script for Frontier 6
Author: David A. Mundie Posted: 9/7/1999; 6:34:46 PM Topic: Scripts to produce Channel files? Msg #: 10710 (In response to 7516) Prev/Next: 10709 / 10711
For purposes of linguistic comparison, I have put yet another version of the textToXML script on line, this one written in Gema - my favorite, and surely the most underrated, of the scripting languages. I had trouble getting IE 4.5 (on the Mac) to render the text file correctly, so I've put up an HTML version:
I claim the conciseness award: boilerplate-generation aside, this is a mere 5 lines of code, and frankly seems a lot more appropriate to the problem domain than e.g. the FSA approach of the Applescript version.
My article "Why I Love Gema" is at
and the Gema home page is at
I'd appreciate comments.
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