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This script is from Aaron Bradly and was published on his Blog. It converts all Favorites from Microsoft Internet Explorer XHTML-valid to Bookmarks.html. I changed it a bid, because no pipe exists on Windows.

 
#!/usr/bin/python
import os
import os.path
import sys
# the favorites folder of Windows
dir = u'C:\Dokumente und Einstellungen\your_userid\Favoriten'
files = os.listdir(dir)
bookmarks = open('bookmarks.html', 'w')
head = "Bookmarks"
#print header
bookmarks.write(head)
for file in files:
        if not file[-4:] == '.url':
                continue
        title = file[:-4]
        fn = os.path.join(dir, file)
        body = open(fn).readlines()
        for line in body:
                token = 'BASEURL='
                if line[:len(token)] == token:
                        url = line[len(token):].strip()
                        url = url.replace("&", "&")
                        url = url.replace("<", "<")
                        url = url.replace(">", ">")
                        title = title.replace("&", "&")
                        title = title.replace("<", "<")
                        title = title.replace(">", ">")
                        main= (u'%s
' % (url, title)).encode('u8', 'ignore')
                        bookmarks.write(main)
bookmarks.close()
Last Updated ( Thursday, 02 February 2006 )
 
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