[Doc-SIG] Monty: A structured text syntax idea

Steven E. Harris sharris at nospam.primus.com
Mon Feb 7 22:14:51 CET 2000

"Michal Wallace" <sabren at manifestation.com> writes:


> I missed the first half of this, so I don't know if this is relevant or not,
> but I
> use emacs outline mode a lot, and I came up with a "shorthand" version
> of XML that looks like this:
> * root
> ** somenode
> this is the text of somenode
> ** somenode attr="whatever"
> another node
> ** shortnode /
> ** somenode
> *** subnode
> this is the subnode
> this can be translated into XML via a python filter at:
> http://www.sabren.com/code/python/o2x.py

I have a similar translator (Emacs Outline to and XML vocabulary)
written in Perl. I can share it if you're interested.

Steven E. Harris
Primus Knowledge Solutions, Inc.

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