Re: Doing Markup in Plain Text: A Modest Proposal for Planes 4-B of Unicode

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 23:40:47 EST

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    Mark E. Shoulson scripsit:

    > Heh... I've occasionally caught myself almost wishing for this kind of
    > setup, ridiculous though it be. It would be nice to be able to get just
    > the *content* of the text without having to bother with all that mucking
    > about with HTML rendering engines and whatnot.

    TSaxon ( is the ticket here,
    with a trivial stylesheet that just specifies text output. Use the -H
    switch to allow arbitrary HTML input.

    John Cowan
            "Not to know The Smiths is not to know K.X.U."  --K.X.U.

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