I created a small script to parse text/gemini files to HTML (to be able to add them to Wallabag). If you are interested, it's here: https://git.oscarbenedito.com/osf/file/gemini-to-html.py.html
It works well with pipes so you can download files and parse them easily from the command line, for example:
echo -ne "gemini://example.com/path/to/file\r\n" | ncat --ssl example.com 1965 | tail -n +2 | ./gemini-to-html.py
will output the HTML content (assuming the gemini header is "20 text/gemini").
You can create a shell function to make it simpler:
echo -ne "gemini://$address\r\n" | ncat --ssl $domain 1965 | tail -n +2 | /path/to/gemini-to-html.py
And then call "gmi example.com/path > file.html". You can also add additional checks for the gemini response code if you want 😃.
@ob ncat! I've been looking for something like ncat for *ages*! In fact, I tried (and failed) to write one. Thanks.
@wizzwizz4 Glad you found it! To be fair, that command is not originally mine, I read it somewhere. It's great to get gemini pages on the command line easily (and now to pipe them to my new script!)
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