Building a Finite State Machine Using DFA::Simple By Bill Ruppert on September 23, 2004 12:00 AM I am converting some articles from MS Word to HTML by hand. I often use bulleted outlines so I face a lot of work creating lists with nested sub-lists. It didn’t take opening and closing many
tags to realize I wanted to automate the task. It’s very easy to use filters with my text editor and I’ve written several in Perl to speed up my HTML formatting.