[NTG-context] Making texshow easier to edit
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Thu Jul 7 14:39:10 CEST 2005
The following things would make editing the texshow wiki a lot easier to
* Preview displays of changes
* Easy cross-referencing between commands
* Not putting everything inside <pre>...</pre> tags
When making changes, having a preview display makes it easier to decide
on what works and what doesn't before "commiting".
I added documentation to the \quote command and thought that having
links to \setupquote and \setuplanguage would be helpful. I had to
create <a href>-type tags for this with long-winded query-strings. It
would be much easier to have some automatic cross-referencing going on
(a la WikiWords perhaps, but using \ as a signal?).
When everything is put inside <pre>...</pre> tags, line-breaks become
significant, which makes it very hard to tell where to break a line. It
would be much better if the browser could decide this for itself.
Anyway, I think that texshow is a great utility and hopefully more
commands will be described and commented upon. For me to continue doing
this, I'd probably have to have the above features available before I
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