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Feedback on ZwikiToTWikiAddOn

-- PaulWise - 02 Feb 2005

A late "thank you Paul" for sharing this converter!

I added a SHORTDESCRIPTION to the "Add-On Info" section so that this add-on is represented properly in the AddOnPackage topic and query topics. Please feel free to take this into the next release.

-- PeterThoeny - 04 Nov 2006

An even later thank you from me. I've updated and expanded the script a bit so that it should now work with TWiki 4.3.1. The main additional features are:

  • add the .txt ending to all files replace non-CamelCase Zwiki links ([ ...] ) so that they work in TWiki ( [[...]])
  • try to name files correctly so that they work in TWiki (e.g. if Zwiki page names contain dots or spaces)
  • format numbered and bulleted lists so that they are correctly displayed in TWiki
  • also format headings for bulleted/numbered lists as Zwiki would do (ie. make them bold)

here is the script

import sys
import os
import re
import string

f = file(sys.argv[1])
data = f.read().strip()
stuff = data.split("-----------------------------------------------------------")
bits = []
for bit in stuff:
for bit in bits:
   path = bit[0].strip()
   if re.search("-",path):
    temp = re.split("-",path,1)
    temp[1] = string.capwords(temp[1])
    #replace dots in first bit
    temp[0] = re.sub("\.","-",temp[0])
   path = re.sub("\s","",path)
   #print path
   path = os.path.join('zwiki',path)
   path2 = path + ".txt"
      f1 = file(path,'wb')

   #make links from [link] to [[link]]    
   body = bit[1].strip()

   #getting better formatting

   #get bold headings for bulleted list
   p = re.compile('\n(\S.*?)\n\n \*')
   body=p.sub('\n---+++ \g<1>\n\n *',body)

   #format bulleted lists    
   body=re.sub("\n     \*","               *",body)
   body=re.sub("\n    \*","            *",body)   
   body=re.sub("\n   \*","         *",body)
   body=re.sub("\n  \*","      *",body)
   body=re.sub("\n \*","\n   *",body)

   #format numbered lists
   body=re.sub("\n     \d\.","               1",body)
   body=re.sub("\n    \d\.","            1",body)
   body=re.sub("\n   \d\.","         1",body)
   body=re.sub("\n  \d\.","      1",body)
   body=re.sub("\n \d\.","\n   1",body)

   #body = str.encode(body,'utf_16')    

use it in this way:

  • run the script on the pages you've downloaded, e.g. ./zwiki-split.py your-directories/my-export-script
  • it will create a folder called zwiki containing text files for each page in your orginal Zwiki but formatted to (hopefully) work and display properly in your new TWiki Web
  • it is best to create a new empty TWiki Web
  • copy all the files from the zwiki folder into the new TWiki Web by moving them into path-to-your-Twiki/data/your-new-web
  • chown apache:apache all the files in the TwikiWeb directory

-- TobiasEscher - 2009-07-02

Thanks Tobias!

It would be helpful to package your script as ZwikiToTWikiAddOn.zip and attach it to the add-on page. The reports in the Plugins web assume a <package>.zip name for the download links. See also AddOnPackageHowTo.

-- PeterThoeny - 2009-07-02

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