Using Python for blogging
mwh at python.net
Mon Oct 21 11:36:11 CEST 2002
hwlgw at hotmail.com (Will Stuyvesant) writes:
> Hello all !
> reStructuredText (reST) looks cool! So I was thinking about doing
> blogging (web logging, sort of keeping a diary at your ISP) with
> Python. The existing blogging software I know of positively stinks
Hey, I just had that idea!
> My ideal thing would be to be able to edit a file at home using reST.
> Then I need some scripts to transform that into html and send it to my
> ISP. For turning reST into html there are example scripts in the reST
> Tools directory.
> I now have some scripts that work. For every day there is a reST file
> with name e.g. 291002.txt for date 19 october 2002. And it is in a
> directory with name 1002 (guess what:). So you just edit the files
> using reST and you write scripts to turn that into html (could just
> use html.py in the reST Tools directory).
> But! The resulting html does not really look like I want, I mean I do
> not like the fonts and the sizes etc. Unfortunately I do not know
> much about HTML so I have a question: How to improve this?
> Recommandations? Use CSS? Any pointers on that?
For the record, the NTL telephone voicemaze jail is almost as
well-planned. I dialled the status recording, which is information-
rich in much the same way as 10 Angstroms is a long way...
-- Dan Barlow vs NTL: http://ww.telent.net/diary/2002/6/#18.8983
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