from blogger to wordpress

Today was the day I decided to import this blog from Blogger into a copy of WordPress I have running on my new personal site, under the URL eldapo.lembobrothers.com.

While the import itself went smoothly (thanks to a slight hack to the blogger.php file under wp-admin/import (an instance of www2.blogger.com needed to be changed to http://www.blogger.com), after looking over the formatting of my articles I was disappointed to see that almost every section of text wrapped in the <code> and <pre> tags had been seriously screwed up. Some of the problem was due to the new application trying to be “helpful”, completing tags before the code block was, well, complete. It also seemed to have a great deal of trouble getting linebreaks right. Given that eldapo.blogspot.com goes back around 3 years, with a total of 69 mostly code heavy pieces, this means that I