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I make another call to the LazyWeb to solve a problem I have: Turning completed Eudora messages with lots of quoted text and responses (with quotes in format=flowed sections) into basic, valid-code HTML pages with the f=f portions marked up as

<blockquote>
<p></p>
<p></p>
<p></p>
...
</blockquote>

It’s slightly tricky, as f=f is merely a display format that suppresses the > character and alters linebreaks. f=f text necessarily may enclose f=f text to an arbitrary limit (though I haven’t seen more than six levels of nesting in the last year).

Anybody want to take a crack at ’er? An AppleScript or moral equivalent would suffice.

The foregoing posting appeared on Joe Clark’s personal Weblog on 2004.11.06 17:08. This presentation was designed for printing and omits components that make sense only onscreen. (If you are seeing this on a screen, then the page stylesheet was not loaded or not loaded properly.) The permanent link is:
http://blog.fawny.org/2004/11/06/flowed/

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