[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.

Thank You and Sincerely,

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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