[NTG-context] export

Steffen Wolfrum context at st.estfiles.de
Thu Sep 23 21:30:08 CEST 2010

Am 23.09.2010 um 17:12 schrieb Hans Hagen:

> On 23-9-2010 5:01, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>> On 23-9-2010 3:55, Jelle Huisman wrote:
>>>> On 22/09/10 06:45, Hans Hagen wrote:
>>>>> \setupbackeds[export=yes]
>>>>> You will also get a file called <jobname>.export which represents the
>>>>> document in xml format. You can postprocess such an export to for
>>>>> instance html. It's still somewhat experimental but also fun.
>>>> Hi Hans,
>>>> Thanks! this is a useful step in the direction of ctx2odt support. Are
>>>> you planning to provide (basic) (x)html export too? (I'm thinking about
>>>> this workflow: write in ctx -> make pdf/make html -> open html in
>>>> OpenOffice -> save as odt/doc.)
>>> As xhtml is just xml converted to other tags, I suppose that at some
>>> day there will be additional converters. I would only come up with one
>>> in the perspective of a project as I have no need for it.
>> There cannot be a universal one-to-one mapping between context generate
>> xml and xhtml. For example, in a book, I may want \chapter to map to
>> <h1> while in an article, I may want \section to map to <h1>.
>> Nonetheless, having a specialized xml to xhtml converter should not be
>> too difficult (using the verbose XSLT transformations). Targetting html5
>> is another option.
> indeed
>> On the otherhand, a ConTeXt module that can read context generated xml
>> will be nice... then the context xml can be the target input form for an
>> automated tool trying to generate context source.
> it's on my list to make such a roundtrip style



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