[NTG-context] other markup to ConTeXt

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sat Aug 14 11:50:33 CEST 2010


There is a lua markdown converter:
http://github.com/jgm/lunamark
It can output html and latex, I don't think it would be hard to make it
output context and integrate it in some way.

On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 09:31:06AM +0000, John Haltiwanger wrote:
> This was exactly what I was wondering last night:
> 
> How hard would it be to just write the converter into LuaTeX? Does
> LuaTeX's position as a moving target affect this at all?
> 
> As you suggest Phillip, it might not be so difficult. It certainly
> sounds like a worthwhile project. Seeming as how there is an obvious
> spread of interest, perhaps we can start working on something
> collaboratively.
> 
> On Sat, Aug 14, 2010 at 9:23 AM, Philipp Gesang
> <pgesang at ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de> wrote:
> > On 2010-08-14 <07:19:17>, Gour D. wrote:
> >> Finally, for the high-quality output, we plan to convert to ConTeXt
> >> (via pandoc since there is no ConTeXt writer for sphinx/docutils) for
> >> high-quality PDF output (if rst2pdf won't be satisfying or if we would
> >> like to provide paper putput.
> >
> > Hi Gour, Hraban, John, and the list,
> >
> > did you consider directly processing reST or similar markdown with
> > context using lua? Certainly it has advantages to have a converter output
> > context (backslash style) code and being able to finalize it. But
> > implementing some .rst processing directly in context shouldn't be that
> > hard (and with luatex you could handle the html output as well).
> >
> > Has somebody already made some steps in that way?  (I'm thinking about
> > doing so for quite some time now but then, it's not that pressing
> > either.)
> >
> > Philipp
> >
> >
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