libhtml-fromtext-perl - module to marks up plain text as HTML

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name libhtml-fromtext-perl
Package version 2.07
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 70 B
Download size 16.17 KB
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This is the CPAN Perl module HTML::FromText.
By default it converts HTML metacharacters into the corresponding entities.
More sophisticated transformations, such as splitting the text into
paragraphs or marking up bulleted lists, can be carried out by setting
the appropriate options.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libhtml-fromtext-perl_2.07-1_all.deb 2.07 all Debian Main
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libemail-find-perl -
libexporter-lite-perl -
libhtml-parser-perl -
libregexp-common-perl -
libscalar-list-utils-perl -
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Type URL
Binary Package libhtml-fromtext-perl_2.07-1_all.deb
Source Package libhtml-fromtext-perl

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libhtml-fromtext-perl deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libhtml-fromtext-perl




2013-07-14 - Francesco Cecconi <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.07-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.
* debian/control:
+ update Standard-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
+ added Vcs-* fields.
+ updated homepage url to
+ removed version from perl build dependence.
+ changed Maintainer field for perl group.
+ added Uploaders field.
+ increased debhelper to version 8.
+ removed version from pod dep.
+ updated test-simple dep.
+ updated short and long description.
* debian/rules:
+ switched to the 3-lines dh.
* debian/compat: increased to version 8.
* debian/patch:
+ updated fix_text2html.diff.
* debian/copyright: 
+ updated to the new standard 1.0.
+ updated copyright information.
+ updated source url.
* debian/watch:
+ updated to metacpan.
2012-07-14 - Francesco Cecconi <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (quilt) format.
* debian/control:
+ update Standard-Version to 3.9.3.
+ update debhelper to version 5.
+ insert new Homepage field and website in control file. Closes: #615306
+ update dependes control field with ${misc:Depends}.
- remove old homepage field.
* debian/compat: updated to level 5.
* debian/rules: add build-arch and build-indep.
* debian/watch: update watch file.
* debian/copyright: update GPL to GPL-1.
* patch: fix_text2html.diff, fix problem with text2html.
2008-04-05 - Mark Hymers <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix FTBFS with Perl 5.10.  Closes: #467908
2006-06-12 - Francesco Cecconi <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-5) unstable; urgency=low
* [debian/control]:
updated Standard-Version to 3.7.2, moved debhelper to Build-Depends
2006-03-25 - Francesco Cecconi <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-4) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #344453: RFA: libhtml-fromtext-perl -- Mark up
text as HTML)
* [debian/rules]: update
* [debian/copyright]: updated for new maintainer
2005-11-06 - Florian Ernst <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Medium urgency as libhtml-parser-perl will soon reach testing
* The new libhtml-parser-perl now encodes "'" by default, causing some
tests and thus the build to fail. Readjusted (Closes: #337794)
* Adding libtest-pod-perl to B-D-I for additional tests
2005-10-07 - Florian Ernst <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-2) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #331092: ITA: libhtml-fromtext-perl -- Mark
up text as HTML)
* debian/control: add upstream Homepage to long description
* debian/copright: extend note about previous and current maintainer
* Minor adjustments to follow latest Perl Policy
* Standards-Version 3.6.2, no changes required
2004-10-15 - Kenneth J. Pronovici <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (2.05-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- Now install Changelog file
- Removed install of TODO, which no longer exists
- Add various new dependencies needed by this version
- Now require Perl 5.8.0 to get Text::Tabs dependency
- Updated long description in debian/control
- Updated information in debian/copyright
- Run regression tests as part of build process
- Upstream text2html program is not installed with library
* Bumped standards version to 3.6.1 (no packaging changes).
2003-03-30 - Kenneth J. Pronovici <>
libhtml-fromtext-perl (1.005-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed maintainer address from to
* Removed DH_COMPAT settting from debian/rules.
* Added debian/compat file to replace DH_COMPAT setting.

See Also

Package Description
libhtml-gentoc-perl_3.20-1_all.deb module that generates a Table of Contents for HTML documents
libhtml-highlight-perl_0.20-6_all.deb Perl module for highlighting words or patterns in HTML documents
libhtml-html5-builder-perl_0.004-2_all.deb erect some scaffolding for your documents
libhtml-html5-entities-perl_0.004-1_all.deb module to encode and decode character entities defined in HTML5
libhtml-html5-microdata-parser-perl_0.100-2_all.deb fairly experimental parser for HTML 'microdata'
libhtml-html5-outline-perl_0.006-2_all.deb implementation of the HTML5 Outline algorithm
libhtml-html5-parser-perl_0.301-1_all.deb parse HTML reliably
libhtml-html5-sanity-perl_0.104-1_all.deb make HTML5 DOM trees less insane
libhtml-html5-writer-perl_0.201-1_all.deb output a DOM as HTML5
libhtml-linkextractor-perl_0.130-6_all.deb Perl module used to extract links from HTML documents
libhtml-linklist-perl_0.1503-1_all.deb module that creates a 'smart' list of HTML links
libhtml-lint-perl_2.20+dfsg-1_all.deb checker of HTML errors in strings or files
libhtml-mason-perl-doc_1.54-1_all.deb HTML::Mason examples
libhtml-mason-perl_1.54-1_all.deb HTML::Mason Perl module
libhtml-mason-psgihandler-perl_0.53-1_all.deb PSGI handler for HTML::Mason