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Is there tool or a regexp that can convert shell escape characters to HTML code?

As an example, here is a logfile from GNU screen:

^MESC[K$ ^MESC[K$ exit
Executing .bashrc
ESC[00;31;31mserver.xyz.com: ESC[00;34;34m~

which I would like to convert to something like this:

$ exit
Executing .bashrc
<font color=red>server.xyz.com</font>: <font color=blue>~</font>

and send as HTML e-mail to an e-mail address, to archive my work.

Here is a related question, which shows how to convert it to regular text, but it would be nice to convert to HTML and not just throw the escape characters away.

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The query you need is convert ansi to html. Here is a Perl package that seems to do it.

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