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Re: convert html to text

On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 05:31:30PM -0700, ben wrote:
> On Thursday 30 May 2002 04:26 pm, Seneca wrote:
> > On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 03:53:20PM -0700, ben wrote:
> > > i seem to remember somebody mentioning an app or script that converts
> > > html to text. i've searched the archives but can't find any reference to
> > > that. anybody have a clue?
> >
> > html2text
> hmm. i guess i'm just hooked on obscurity. thanks seneca.
> ben

html2text doesn't do a great job by itself. In particular, it does
poorly trying to insert empty lines between paragraphs. As a result of
this and other behavior, clarity is lost.

I'd recommend setting up the config file called ~/.html2textrc. The man
page is very helpful.


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