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Old 09-22-2003, 04:33 PM   #1
kofi
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Perl Script Reading a txt file and generate html to be published!


Hello people,

Hope this finds everyone in good health.

This is what I am trying to do. The Principal of my school prints out a daily bulletin for the faculty every nite.

I would like to automate this process by having him simply type it up as a text file to a specified location on our network. Then at a specified time I could have a perl script read that text file and convert into html syntax or leave it as text to be published to our intranet side via a cgi include and hopefully save some trees.

Slick eh? The thing is does anyone know where I can get such a script if one already exists, I surely would not want to re-invent the wheel.

Thanks!
 
Old 09-22-2003, 05:12 PM   #2
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http://txt2html.sourceforge.net/

That something along the right lines?

If not, you could do the unspeakable, and have him type it in Word or Frontpage and save it as html, in a specific place on the network. Then have a small script move it over to the web tree. Yeah, I agree, that idea sucks.
 
  


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