command line fan fiction program?
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Tue Apr 18 23:12:44 UTC 2017
I'm afraid their navigation could use work, so I usually do google
searches and add "site:archive.org" to my query.
On April 18, 2017, Al Sten-Clanton wrote:
> 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:
> > Tony,
> > 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. So...
> > *hugs*
> > Thanks!
> > Kare
> > 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 periphery.
> >>> -tim
> >>> 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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