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Re: Marking lisp expressions

From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: Marking lisp expressions
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:53:29 +0900

> On Jan 27, 2020, at 0:15, Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2020 at 10:58:45PM +0900, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
>> I have no idea what I am talking about, mind you, but maybe having makeinfo 
>> call the appropriate mode, export the code block region to html based on 
>> that mode and insert that html into the "general" makeinfo HTML output would 
>> be the way to go ? Maybe not all the styles, etc., but just the HTML 
>> structure (anything within <body> </body>) so that texinfo specific styles 
>> can later be applied.
>> That would require to be aware of what structure each mode gives to such 
>> output so that proper CSS selectors are used (which is inconvenient). There 
>> are probably more elegant ways to achieve that, though.
> This is not possible as makeinfo is not part of emacs.

makinfo is only able to output a few formats on its own.

To create the dvi/ps/pdf output it requires a TeX installation, which is an 
order of magnitude bigger than Emacs.

Why not have a dependency on Emacs to produce the html syntax highlighting ?

Jean-Christophe Helary
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