[sword-devel] Open Content Creation

sword-devel@crosswire.org sword-devel@crosswire.org
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 21:08:26 -0600

Trevor Jenkins wrote:
> Tools to help create personal modules from copyright material already in a
> user's possession would be better. For example a tool to convert the NET
> HTML pages into a sword module I could use would be great. Then others who
> have also got the same HTML files could create the identical module for
> themselves. For a de-PDF utility to create a GW module I can use instead
> of their downloadable PDF files.

There are various PDF to X tools in already in existance (where X is Text,
HTML, etc.).  I would think it would be fairly easy to take one of those as a
starting point and create your own back end to create a new X.  I recently
used "pdftotext" the other day and found it very helpful.