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Zwiki to TWiki Add-On

I've a method for migrating just the latest version of each page.

Inside the zwiki site, create a python script (using the management interface) like so:

items = context.objectValues(['ZWiki Page'])
for wikipage in items:
   print '-----------------------------------------------------------'
   print wikipage.Title()
   print '----'
   print wikipage.raw
return printed

Then do something like this:

$ wget -r -np http://foo.bar/zwiki/my_export_script

Then save the following python to a file in the same dir as the stuff you downloaded.

import sys
import os
f = file(sys.argv[1])
data = f.read().strip()
stuff = data.split("-----------------------------------------------------------")
bits = []
for bit in stuff:
for bit in bits:
      f1 = file(os.path.join('zwiki',bit[0].strip()),'wb')

Now run it:

$ cd foo.bar/zwiki
$ python zwiki-split.py my_export_script

It will create a zwiki dir with a bunch of files which you can import to twiki. The import step and the inevitable cleanup of the resulting pages are manual at this stage.

Have a look at the extension of this script described at ZwikiToTWikiAddOnDev

-- TobiasEscher - 2009-07-02

Add-On Info

  • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Convert Zwiki content into TWiki format

Add-on Author: TWiki:Main/PaulWise
Add-on Version: 02 Feb 2005 (v1.000)
Change History:
02 Feb 2005: Initial version
CPAN Dependencies: none
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
License: Public Domain
Add-on Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ZwikiToTWikiAddOn
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ZwikiToTWikiAddOnDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/ZwikiToTWikiAddOnAppraisal

Related Topic: TWikiAddOns

-- TWiki:Main/PaulWise - 02 Feb 2005

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