Re: [TECH] SIL's Shoebox
|From:||taliesin the storyteller <taliesin@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, January 13, 2000, 20:34|
* BP Jonsson (bpj@NETG.SE) [000111 23:40]:
> At 17:25 +0000 11.1.2000, Fabian wrote:
> >Anyone know how to convert a Shoebox dictioanry into a format that MS Access
> >or Excel can understand?
> I pretty-print Shoebox data with the help of a set of TeX definitions that
> uses the field markers as TeX macro names, since SIL field markers happen
> to be well-formed TeX keywords. Probably no coincidence!
Hmm... could you put those macros up on the web somewhere? Sounds
> You could always ask the authors of Shoebox, who may know a sophisticated
> way. Those people tend to be very helpful as long as you don't discuss
> religion with them! ;-)
An XML-version of the MDF (multi dictionary formatter) would have been