Convert exported Metafilter comments to HTML, JSON, or MBOX August 27, 2022 10:02 PM   Subscribe

Convert exported Metafilter comments to HTML, JSON, or MBOX "I wrote a little utility to convert the massive text file one obtains from the Export Your Comments page into a variety of other formats suitable for various purposes. Currently converts to HTML, JSON, or Unix-style MBOX (mailbox) format. " more @ mefi projects
posted by aniola to MetaFilter-Related at 10:02 PM (2 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite

This is cool! I decided to make a page to run it in the browser here (mostly as a excuse to play with Pyodide, but maybe it'll be useful to someone who doesn't feel like mucking about with the command line)
posted by wesleyac at 5:51 AM on August 28 [3 favorites]


wesleyac: very cool!

I've created a GitHub Project (rather than just a Gist as before) for the tool, to make it easier in case anyone would like to modify it:

https://github.com/kadin2048/mefi-comments-converter
posted by Kadin2048 at 8:09 PM on August 28 [1 favorite]


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