[Pharo-project] markdown to latext and html

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Wed Jul 25 16:04:12 EDT 2012

The Pier Book offers this pretty much out of the box.


On 25 Jul 2012, at 11:22, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:

> Hi 
> To support the publication in pdf and html directly, plus let people not to bother about latex, 
> I would really to experiment the following for the next chapters of books.
> I do not know well markdown but I would like to know if the following makes sense.
> 	I would like to see if we can use markdown (plus some extensions for in text annotation, figure definition)
> 	as pivot language and to be able to generate latex and html from it.
> From a simple analysis of current chapter here are the needs:
> structure
> 	title (with ref)
> 	section (with ref) 
> 	subsection
> 	paragraph
> 	itemize/enumerate
> 	code snippet (with ref)
> 	figure with caption and ref
> inside a text area
> 	link
> 	code 
> 	index
> 	comment for editor
> 	citation
> 	reference
> I probably miss some of them but this is the core and we can reduce the number from the latex stand point. 
> What do you think? Does markdown support the item above. 
> Is the petitMarkdown parser working? Because I would like to write a visitor that generates the latex we use for the book.  
> I would like to use Zinc documentation as a test.
> Stef


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