RTF conversion (was: [ANN] Word > WP 1.1)
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "gero_herrmann" <gero_herrmann@y...>
>We have the file format, and RTF's is published. Just a matter of finding
> --- In email@example.com, J Busch <job4031@y...> wrote:
> > I am sure that an updated RTF filter would be a big
> > project. But what is required to write an updated
> > filter? What documentation is out there for creating
> > a WP filter? Is this something that has to be
> > reversed engineered or did Corel leave documentation
> > for third party filters?
> > Just wondering where one might start.
people with the capability and time.
> Easier than updating the "RTF Conversions" file in the "Conversions"This is a _terrific_ idea. Could we get a joint project going? Group
> folder may be creating a standalone conversion tool for converting
> between RTF and the WP 4.0 file format. This would have the
> advantage to not require Classic. If written in Perl, the conversion tool
> will also run on Mac OS 9 in MacPerl. A starting point could be the available
> RTF::HTML::Converter Perl module, which builds on the RTF::Parser module.
> My suggestion would be to create an analogous RTF::WordPerfect::Converter
membership is approaching 800; if half a dozen of us can do Perl...
I don't know how many people have stopped using WPMac since
conversion to and from Word isn't very good. This could make a big