User:Papou/Seapine

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To easily and automatically convert html text (and other format) to mediawiki syntax (and also other format), you can use pandoc under GNU-Linux. cf. here : http://johnmacfarlane.net/pandoc/

The command line is just like this one :

pandoc -f html -t mediawiki -o output_file_mediawiki.txt input_file.html


It is also possible to convert html to mediawiki using the following website :
http://labs.seapine.com/htmltowiki.cgi

Regards,

Didier

Le 19/01/13 01:20, A.Pirard.Papou a écrit :
On 2013-01-18 22:53, Ben Laenen wrote :

On Friday 18 January 2013 22:49:53 manuel rossi wrote:

> Salut a tous > > Nous sommes de plus en plus nombreux a mapper en Belgique. > > Il me semble qu'une mail list n'est pas très conviviale. Ne pourraient-on > pas créer un petit forum assez simple qui serait plus facile d'utilisation? > > Bien a vous

We already have a forum: http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewforum.php?id=29
But almost nobody uses it, the mailing list is much more popular...

The most important is that what results from any discussions be written in a wiki page so that the said increasing number of mappers knew how to map instead of spending hours trying to find instructions that have been written in mail or not.
It's a bad experience to spend many hours searching non existing instructions, to do the same as what is already done and to be scolded because what was already done it's not the right way.
It's straightforward to copy&paste the conclusions of a HTML e-mail discussion to a HTML Web page, but, alas, it's a bit more complicated and long with the Wiki formats, especially those that don't even have a button to insert a <newline>.

Cheers,

André.






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