data transfer from text files to MYSQL database

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Project Description:
I need to transfer data from a live website, based on script using perl/cgi to a wordpress (PHP, MySQL).
You need to transfer same categories and sub-categories from the current website, to the new wordpress based website on the new server.

The current website is using standard classifieds script from
I have a new classifieds theme for wordpress.

The data for the ads are stored in .pl files and each users details are stored in a separate .pl file.
The images for each ad are stored in separate folder.

Here is one record example from [url removed, login to view] file.
50744|100|1000|128514|robertc|melbourne|Victoria|[url removed, login to view]|03 23 55 55 55|True|Art By Robert Cooper|||No|New||||||||23-Mar-2011|24-Sept-2011|2456015|2456195|0|antiques.variables|True|||0

The downtime must be minimal.

Please do not apply if you have not done a similar project already, or you don't have any experience with text files, data transfer and MySQL tables.

Skills required:
MySQL, Perl, PHP
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