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[Axiom-developer] Re: literate programming pamphlet files for MathAction

From: Martin Rubey
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Re: literate programming pamphlet files for MathAction
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 13:59:44 +0000

Dear Bill,


Since you asked for suggestions, I have one (but it is low priority): It would
be even better if the entries in the table of contents were active links...


Page, Bill writes:
 > Martin (and others);
 > I have started to document the work I am doing to implement
 > full Axiom pamphlet file support on MathAction. I hope to
 > have an test version of this extension available before the
 > weekend.
 > There are few more notes and some examples here:
 > My approach is to use Norman Ramsey's Latex to HTML (l2h)
 > noweave filter. This filter together with noweave, is able
 > to produce HTML files directly from noweb (pamphlet) files.
 > l2h is written in Icon - so over the last couple of days
 > I had to learn yet another language. Icon is quite a tidy
 > fast and apparently well suited language for this sort of
 > complex conversion. I have modified and extended l2h  so that
 > inline and display math environments as well as the axiom,
 > aldor and reduce pseudo-environments are passed straight
 > through the conversion. Now that I understand Icon and
 > thanks to Norman's literate programming style, I have also
 > added some missing things needed my first set of test files.
 > The output of the modified l2h can then be given directly
 > to LatexWiki (or MathAction) as an HTML+LaTeX file. When
 > it is fully integrated into MathAction, the pamphlet file
 > itself will be stored and converted transparently using
 > noweave with the modified l2h filter when clicking Save.
 > Please let me know if you have any questions or suggestions.
 > It will help motivate me to complete this work... :)
 > Regards,
 > Bill Page.

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