[dev-context] Alpha (now main) -> changes

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Oct 7 15:34:07 CEST 2004


Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> Hans and others,
> 
> I really believe this is an error:
> - context.tex: contextversion is now 2004.06.10  (that would be june 10 !)

i turned the perl crap into something ruby and mixed up the timestamp

                 timestamp = Time.now.strftime('%Y.%m.%d')

> Flowcharts:
> - What happened there?

a fix with regards to using nointerlinespace in packing the box

> General stuff:
> - There are a lot of fixes to the inline documentation (dutch-> english), a number
>   of commented out sections are finally removed, some minor ML fixes, and a 
>   few locations where \the\uccode should/could have been plain \uccode. And
>   some XML (FO) things have changed yet again but I can't be bothered to list 
>   those.
>   
> 
> For the rest, here we go:
> - context.properties: adds xsl extension
> - texexec.pl: <context-directive> additional 'module' attribute,
>   a bugfix in the interface chooser, and xetex support.
> - textools.rb: two new private actions: 
>      --touchcontextfile
>      --downcasefilenames
> - xmltools.rb: file existance paranoia added (?)

i need the dir option to generate the site -)

> - switch.rb:  recursive file globbing added
> - colo-hex.tex: support for xetex hex colors
> - context.tex: contextversion is now 2004.06.10
> - cont-fil.tex:  new file synonym 'exi-interface'
> - cont-new.tex: some XML tricks added
> - cont-usr.ori: support for catalan language
> - core-new.tex: eol magic in 'setups'
> - core-not.tex: footnote extension/bugfix
> - lang-ita.tex: catalan support
> - math-ini.tex: active characters bugfix
> - m-chart.tex: major cleanup, perhaps new functionality as well
> - page-mar.tex: "\vadjust pre" no longer used, Omega support
>   removed
> - page-not.tex: footnote fix in columns
> - spec-fdf.tex : \flushFDFnames fixed
> - spec-xtx.tex: new specials, for xetex
> - x-mathml.tex: {\start,\stop}XMLinlinemath removed
> 
> 
> As usual, i may have missed and/or misinterpreted some. I will do
> a 'Release Notes' diff set eventually, but I'd rather wait for the version
> number to be corrected :-)

-)

Hans

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