Hal Fulton wrote:

> I want to know what's the best way to manage a file that has
> both text and HTML versions. (Yes, I'm talking about the
> comp.lang.ruby FAQ, which should autopost tomorrow.)
> 
> In the past, I've done this the worst possible way -- keeping
> them manually in sync. I've also done some playing with
> textual browsers and such.
> 
> What's a good/easy way to do this? Lynx, links? RedCloth,
> BlueCloth, PlaidCloth? MarkDown, MarkUp, MarkTwain?

I'd go with MarkDown through BlueCloth here (though RedCloth recently 
seems to have learned bits of that markup as well), but you could in 
theory as well go back from the HTML to plain text via lynx --dump or 
just go from HTML to MarkDown via http://www.aaronsw.com/2002/html2text/