command line fan fiction program?
albert.e.sten_clanton at verizon.net
Tue Apr 18 14:55:10 UTC 2017
Any tips for getting around archives.org? Somebody recommended it to me
a few weeks ago, so I gave it a quick shot. I was looking for old-time
radio stuff. I failed to find anything, for all the crawling around I
did. I'll therefore be grateful for any pointers on using it.
On 4/18/2017 9:29 AM, Karen Lewellen wrote:
> I am a firm believer in synchronicity.
> What makes your post hug worthy is that I was just wondering about
> archives.org. Reasoning being that sometimes a writer decides, either
> by accident or intention to delete all their fanfiction.net work. I
> recently found an hp story by such a writer, wondered about their other
> creations, and thought....hmmmm wonder if archives.org has anything?
> That was last night, I check mail this morning to find your post.
> On Tue, 18 Apr 2017, Tony Baechler wrote:
>> Again, as usual, sorry for the lateness, but search for fanfiction on
>> archive.org. Archive Team uploaded a huge dump of the fanfiction.net
>> site, perfect for offline reading, assuming it's still there. Be
>> warned that it's very huge! Don't download on a slow connection or
>> with limited disk space. I'm not sure if new stuff is added and I
>> don't remember the upload date offhand, so probably a few years old by
>> now, but still a huge amount of reading material. It's a full or
>> nearly complete site dump, so should be navigable with any browser.
>> On 3/22/2017 6:00 PM, Tim Chase wrote:
>>> (yes, both your original post and your nudge came through)
>>> Am I missing something in particular? I visited the site in
>>> Lynx-the-cat and was able to get to a number of the fanfic works
>>> without any issue. Just to sample, I went in by Movie and sampled
>>> some of the X-Men works, and went in by TV Show and sampled some of
>>> the M*A*S*H works. They all came back as HTML.
>>> If you're looking for a scraper, the classic "wget" tool should
>>> provide the ability to scrape a subset of the site. You might then
>>> have to do some post-cleanup if you don't want all the site-related
>>> On March 22, 2017, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>>> > there is a site called fan fiction.
>>> > www.fanfiction.net
>>> > A very long time ago it was possible to download items there, but
>>> > now one must use a third party application.
>>> > I am wondering if there is a command line tool, something that
>>> > might be a part of the Ubuntu distribution since that is what I
>>> > have both at shellworld and via dreamhost that can get the works
>>> > converting them into well anything?
>>> > via robobraille I can convert both epub and pdf into text.
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