[Tutor] Generating HTML

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Fri Oct 1 23:03:33 CEST 2004

On Fri, 1 Oct 2004, Tony Cappellini wrote:

> At the moment, the file will contain text, but shortly it will need to
> contain a few links, so I need it to be in HTML, but don't want to
> handle the HTML details myself.
> I want to pas the name of a file to some function, that will spew out
> the text as HTML

Oh!  In that case, have you looked at reStructuredText?  It's a formatter
from plain text to HTML.  It uses certain stylistic conventions to detect
when paragraphs should begin, where hyperlinks should be placed, and so


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