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Textual Document Rewriting or, when substitutions are not enough

By Alberto Simões (‎ambs‎) from Braga.pm
Date: Friday, 6 August 2010 10:00
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Intermediate
Language: English
Tags: regexp rewrite systems text::rewriterules


In this talk I will present Text::RewriteRules, a Perl (d'uh) module to rewrite textual documents. It supports different kinds of algorithms (fixed point, sliding cursor, etc) that are useful for different kind of document rewrite.

I will also focus on the relevance of document rewrite, presenting some real world examples, like the conversion of a weak-annotated textual dictionary to a full featured TEI XML document.

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