[NTG-context] wikimedia2context: any existing solutions?

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed Mar 30 19:38:59 CEST 2011


On Wed, 30 Mar 2011, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 17:16, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 04:47:07PM +0200, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>>
>> If you are comfortable with writing PEG grammar (I'm not), writing a
>> mediawiki parser for luanamark[1] might be a good choice, it has a
>> ConTeXt writer already (and markdown parser).
>
> This seems like a very reasonable solution, however it will take too
> long before I understand LPEG enough to write some useful code.
>
>> I pet pandoc have mediawiki support as well, so you may try it.
>
> I started installing it, but then realized that it only supports
> output to mediawiki, no input.
>
> It seems like writing my own parser (a few regular expressions in
> language that is not lua) will probably be the fastest solution after
> all.

Why not work with html output instead? It is easier to convert html to 
context (either using built in xml parser or pandoc)

Aditya


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