Re: Convert Korean Documents

Subject: Re: Convert Korean Documents
From: Katherine Pyle <kathpyle -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 19:48:42 -0700

>Does anyone know about converting documents from Korean word-processing
>programs? I am working on some doctoral dissertations from Korea. I would
>like to convert to FrameMaker or Word. The documents were written (in
>English) using an unknown Korean program. We are trying to get the people
>in Korea to give them to us in an Asian version of Word, which we have been
>able to convert successfully. However, the language/distance/time obstacles
>have made this process slow, and we are waiting, waiting . . . I would
>like to start on the project as soon as possible. Does anyone have any
>clues?

If all else fails, I would ask the person to send me the stuff as ASCII
files (saved WITHOUT line breaks). It will mean reformatting the stuff, but
that is often faster than endless muddling with other things that don't
work.

Katherine Pyle
Berkeley, California, USA

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