[Pharo-project] markdown to latext and html
camillobruni at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 04:58:52 EDT 2012
markdown / pandoc work pretty well for that :)
I use it for all non-paper text. Plus you can simply output a .tex file and put it
into a real latex document if needed.
On 2012-07-25, at 22:04, Tudor Girba wrote:
> The Pier Book offers this pretty much out of the box.
> On 25 Jul 2012, at 11:22, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:
>> 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:
>> title (with ref)
>> section (with ref)
>> code snippet (with ref)
>> figure with caption and ref
>> inside a text area
>> comment for editor
>> 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.
> "Being happy is a matter of choice."
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