[Aleph] Mem - new release
gip.bilotta at iol.it
Fri Aug 27 13:59:10 CEST 2004
Thursday, August 26, 2004 Javier Bezos wrote:
>> Very likely I will release
>> a new version of mem in a few days, with an Arabic
>> sample and other new features, including correct
>> (or almost) handling of verbatim.
> Which I've just done.
> What's new?
> - Several bugs has been fixed (but lots of them
> are still to be fixed or even discovered; it's
> experimental after all).
> - An extensión to otp's named mtp is introduced, which
> remaps special characters (for verbatim) and allows
> Unicode names. A preprocessor written in Python converts
> it to otp and then to ocp.
> - A Python script generates input enconding otp's.
> (An since Python has built-in Unicode tools, I
> think I will use it extensively to write more
> - An Arabic sample.
> - I've begun to clean up fonts. In particular, UT1 is
> avoided for the reasons explained in the manual.
> However, synchronyzing properly font ocp's with the
> NFSS used in LaTeX is not an easy task.
> - The manual contains new material and parts of the
> readme has been moved into it.
> - I continue advancing in the verbatim issue.
Exactly, what kind of issues do you have with verbatim? Do keep
in mind that in Aleph you have e-TeX \scantokens available, which
means you can play slightly dirtier tricks with catcodes than
in Omega or TeX ...
> By the way, I think it would be a good idea if
> the development of mem could be done with the help
> of some kind of public repository. Any advice on
I don't know. Savannah, maybe?
Giuseppe "Oblomov" Bilotta
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