[Mediawiki-l] Converting

Jon Welters jwelters at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 20:38:51 UTC 2008


We have converted all of the files to wikitext , now we just need to find
the simple maintenance script to import them. Sorry about the
misunderstanding, and thank you for your advice. The converter worked great.

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Thank You and Sincerely,
Jon

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 4:29 PM, Daniel Barrett <danb at vistaprint.com> wrote:

> I think you might misunderstand what the software does. It's a general Perl
> module for doing the conversion.  The web page I mentioned is merely
> somebody's user interface slapped on top of the module.  It should be easy
> for any Perl programmer to write a script that processes your 300 HTML files
> using the module, and produces 300 Wikitext files, which you can then import
> into the wiki with a standard MediaWiki maintenance script.  An
> intermediate-level Perl programmer should be able to do this in a few hours
> max.
>
> DanB
> ________________________________________
> That looks like it would work for a page or two. I'm looking for a way to
> atomate the process. The main issue we are experiancing isn't altering the
> syntax to wiki markup but actually importing it into the db. We are trying
> to streamline the process so it doens't require days of pasting content.
>
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