[dev-context] [NTG-context] modules on wiki

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Mar 31 15:56:01 CEST 2006

Hi Hans,

(moved to dev-context)

Hans Hagen wrote:
> Thi sis what we have:
> Archive:  t-bib.zip
> - this on is ok

Jay me! :)

> Archive:  t-lettrine.zip
> - doc path

What do you mean by this? the files are in the 'doc' tree already?

And i think those t-XXXX.pdf files tend to be the output of

   texexec --module t-XXXX

(but they seem unnecessary).

> - either we use t-name or name as subpath, but we need to be
> consistent and since only t-'s go there, we can omit the t- from the
> path

I vote for dropping the prefix. We are in 'third' already.

> - only store runtime files in context/third/somename

> - always provide an doc path
> - put a file t-somename.xml in the tex path that looks like:

I already have t-bib.xml and t-lettrine.xml, those contain
texshow/xml syntax information. Perhaps these should be
moved elsewhere?

> or whatever we can agree on, but at least let's cook up a format that
> can be parsed (the wiki already has something like that to generate
> the modules pages, i dunno the format)

How about the TPM format? It is an RDF syntax that should do all we
need already. There even is a filled one for context (TL2005):



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