[Dev-luatex] Typo in functuonref.tex

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 17:53:19 CEST 2010


On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 5:48 PM, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Sep 2010, luigi scarso wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Sun, 12 Sep 2010, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 12 September 2010 Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> It says \latexlua, though being half a sleep, I'm pretty sure there
>>>>> is no latex in luatex, a Freudian slip? :P
>>>>
>>>> Sure, Taco is secretly working on latexlib.  This allows you to run
>>>> LaTeX directly in Context:
>>>>
>>>> \startLaTeX
>>>> \textbf{hello}
>>>> \stopLaTeX
>>>
>>> Oh, you underestimate the power of the dark side. Running latex inside
>>> context is already possible using the external filter module[1].
>>
>> as I said to Reinhard to a private email
>> it's also something that I'm thinking from a while.
>> The Aditya idea (that I *must* know :-) )
>> is to call an external process, hence
>> 1) doesn't share state (ie fonts) and this can be a limit
>
> No, it does. pandoc is an (incomplete) parser that converts latex to
> context. So, the latex snippet is converted to context snippet and read
> back.
yes, but  pandoc must be in synch with latex and context.
Maybe it's ok for pdflatex and mkii .


> But seriously, if you want to read LaTeX commands, the simplest way is to
> write the "converter" in TeX.
in luatex+mkiv



-- 
luigi


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