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Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] [off] micro-typography
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 22:27:22 +0100 (CET)

> the language should be quick interpreted; TeX is indeed very quick,
> sometimes more than groff. If groff has to call a very slow
> language, it isn't very interesting.
> the language should be text-oriented; we don't need all what Perl
> can do.  A few mathematical computations, regexp, and string
> manipulations would probably be enough.
> What we are saying wouldn't be a revolution: groff already has
> preprocessors, postprocessors, why not a new dynamical processor
> that could interact with groff ?

It's not clear to me what you want to achieve.  Can you give some
concrete examples, possibly with a syntax you have in mind?


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