# [dev-context] Fwd: \startsection ...\stopsection alias for \section?

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed May 30 23:01:04 CEST 2007

```Wolfgang Schuster wrote:
>
>
> \startchapter
> \startsection
> ....
> \stopsection
> \stopchapter
>
> can be implemented by adding a few lines in the \definhead macros and
> should be the default method.
>
> Nested sections should be implemented in a module and shipped with the
> main files. Look in the attachment for a example, I wrote a few weeks
> ago.
>
> What we need is a specification what is needed (reporting for opening and
> closing sections in the log file) and support by Hans to include the
> macros.
>
> We should also collect other macros, that need a start/stop pair and
> provide
> patches how they can be integrated (can be done in the wiki).
implementing this is on my agenda but as part of an overhaul of the sectioning system (later this year as part of mkiv code)

Hans

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