Eric Auer schreef:
> Hi :-)
> I think WordPerfect 5.1 was a really popular word processor
> for DOS, much more suited for DOS use than graphical Word
> versions today...
> The ODF and MS-OOXML formats are, as far as I remember, both
> actually "renamed" ZIP files with several XML files inside.
> I think MS-OOXML also has binary files inside for printer
> settings or similar sometimes. While the full office formats
> are indeed extremely complex, you can often get a quite good
> idea of the text content by unzipping the XML inside which has
> the focus on content, as opposed to layout etc, and then
> removing all XML tags and attributes. Example:
> ...
> <fancyname fancyproperty="greenish">Hello</fancyname>
> ...
> ...would simply be reduced to "Hello", easy to read in DOS.
> Does anybody know a nice program for that for DOS? When in
> doubt, you can always use the DJGPP port of GNU textutils,
> for example the SED tool, to remove the XML markups... ;-)

I know there is a program on Linux that does exactly that, but I forgot
its name. Shouldn't be hard to find. If someone could port that...


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