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

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Thu Apr 01 2004 - 08:25:59 EST

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    Fix the permissions on the link to the .jar

    I actually had to do this, and did it mainly by hand, in the newfangled
    option for seeing the KLI's Klingon-only journal (Qo'noS QonoS) in
    Klingon lettering (using the PUA assignments in CSUR). e.g.

    In order to simplify things, I naturally made things more complicated.
    :) So when you request an issue in pIqaD mode, the program fetches
    itself from the server (since its raw source code is PHP and not HTML;
    this way it gets the true HTML version of itself), and then replaces the
    text with pIqaD, being careful not to replace the contents of the HTML
    tags. The things you have to go through...


    John Cowan wrote:

    >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.

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