XML <-> non-XML filter project

Rick Jelliffe ricko at allette.com.au
Wed Mar 31 05:07:58 BST 1999

From: James Tauber <jtauber at jtauber.com>

 >What I would like to see is people taking existing non-XML formats and
>     a) a URI for the non-XML format (for notations and for the
namespace of
>the XML format)
>     b) a DTD representing the existing non-XML format
>     c) an output filter to convert documents conforming to the DTD
into the
>non-XML format
>     d) (possibly) an input filter to convert the non-XML format into

There is a project somewhat like this through FSF: the "GNU Filters".
They have an Excel to XML filter now, from memory. I think this is a
good project to support.


Rick Jelliffe

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