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authorfiddlosopher <fiddlosopher@788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b>2010-02-02 07:37:01 +0000
committerfiddlosopher <fiddlosopher@788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b>2010-02-02 07:37:01 +0000
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Allow absolute URI as parameter (in this case, content is downloaded).
+ Adds dependency on HTTP. + If a parameter is an absolute URI, pandoc will try to get the content via HTTP. + So, you can do: pandoc -r html -w markdown http://www.fsf.org git-svn-id: https://pandoc.googlecode.com/svn/trunk@1826 788f1e2b-df1e-0410-8736-df70ead52e1b
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@@ -26,6 +26,11 @@ format). For output to a file, use the `-o` option:
pandoc -o output.html input.txt
+Instead of a file, an absolute URI may be given. In this case
+pandoc will fetch the content using HTTP:
+
+ pandoc -f html -t markdown http://www.fsf.org
+
The input and output formats may be specified using command-line options
(see **OPTIONS**, below, for details). If these formats are not
specified explicitly, Pandoc will attempt to determine them
@@ -48,9 +53,10 @@ markdown: the differences are described in the *README* file in
the user documentation. If standard markdown syntax is desired, the
`--strict` option may be used.
-Pandoc uses the UTF-8 character encoding for both input and output.
-If your local character encoding is not UTF-8, you should pipe input
-and output through `iconv`:
+Pandoc uses the UTF-8 character encoding for both input and output
+(unless compiled with GHC 6.12 or higher, in which case it uses
+the local encoding). If your local character encoding is not UTF-8, you
+should pipe input and output through `iconv`:
iconv -t utf-8 input.txt | pandoc | iconv -f utf-8