[Haskell-cafe] Help wanted with Wiki.Haskell.Org
jgm at berkeley.edu
Tue Apr 21 18:21:06 UTC 2015
+++ Yitzchak Gale [Apr 21 15 14:02 ]:
>Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> I'd much prefer to have a gitit/pandoc/markdown
>> Wiki were I can pull the whole wiki and manipulate
>> it offline.
>Perhaps the migration would be easier this time due
>to better tooling. Does pandoc support MediaWiki input?
>If not, we could write a backend for it.
Yes, pandoc can convert from MediaWiki (not perfectly,
but pretty well).
Last time this issue came up (2012), I produced a
proof-of-concept gitit clone of the haskellwiki.
I've reactivated it here: http://haskellwiki.gitit.net/
(Of course, the last commit was in 2012.)
I used a custom script
to convert it. At the time, pandoc didn't read MediaWiki,
so I parsed the HTML and converted this to Markdown.
This worked fairly well.
It might probably make more sense now to directly parse
the MediaWiki source using pandoc.
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