# [NTG-context] two question on ConTeXt terminology

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Feb 2 22:30:11 CET 2014

```On 2/2/2014 9:44 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
> Dear list,
>
> I’m writing a document on ConTeXt and I have two questions on
> terminology. As I have been using LaTeX over a decade, I don’t know
> whether my descriptions are accurate in ConTeXt.
>
> Don’t worry, My questions are extremely basic ;-).
>
> What is the name for the part of the document that comes before
> \starttext? The ConTeXt manual seems to use preamble, but I would like
> to confirm this use.

preamble is fine (one can also speak of source header, but i think
preamble is better) ... anything after \stoptext is ignored so that
would be 'comment'

> The other question is more tricky. Or at least I don’t find an obvious
> answer. Which is the correct expression to name any
> \start...-\stop....structure? Environment would be the LaTeX term, but
> this is reserved in ConTeXt.

(structure) element is fine (also in sync with xml begin/end)

> Many thanks for your help,

Hans

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