[Dev-luatex] luatex 0.60 literate progamming options

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Feb 21 14:55:40 CET 2010

2010/2/21 Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com>:
> Peter Breitenlohner wrote:
>>  From the build system side, I'd think normal users (i.e., people building
>> TL or just luaTeX) should not be required to have either Noweb or Doxygen,
>> as they are not required to have Autoconf, Automake, Flex, or Bison.
> On that note (and lacking other discussion input), I move we go with
> Cweb.

Sorry for my silence. Peter's assumption for Oxygen is false: It
augments the source code, so the only people who would be required to
have it would be those who want to build the documentation. And I
believe it does many things CWeb doesn't (e.g. diagrams, HTML
documentation, ...).

One major problem I have with systems like CWEB is that they need tool
support (e.g. in the debugger), as the code the compiler sees isn't
the one the programmer edits.


More information about the dev-luatex mailing list