[NTG-context] Custom XML Export

Toby Miller tobycmiller at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 14:21:12 CEST 2015



On 12/09/15 13:14, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 9/12/2015 2:04 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote:
>> Am 2015-09-12 um 17:37 schrieb Toby Miller <tobycmiller at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> I have a few other things I'd like to be able to do with this kind of
>>> thing (print '<br />' self-closed tags for example, and add attributes
>>> as you say), but I feel bad about posting to the list for them. Is
>>> there
>>> any documentation for these features at all? I couldn't find any
>>> reference to the \startelement command when I looked, but perhaps I'm
>>> looking in the wrong place.
>>>
>>> I'll take your advice and not try to adapt the export system. Now
>>> that I
>>> can print tags at least I think XML transformation should be able to
>>> deal with everything I need if it comes to it.
>>
>> Hi Toby, have a look at
>>
>> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/XML
>> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/Export
>> http://wiki.contextgarden.net/ePub
>>
>> Since my ePub workflow is now running, I’ll hopefully soon enhance
>> these pages...
>>
>> There’s also a useful manual in
>> texmf-context/doc/context/documents/general/manuals/epub-mkiv.pdf
>>
>> Do you know a good XSLT processor except Saxon? Its free version is
>> just too limited.
>
> I must admit that it's years ago that I really looked into it but we
> use xsltproc for generating the website (each time we update the
> distrubution we regenerate the pages). If I had to transform I'd use
> xsltproc.
>
> http://xmlsoft.org/XSLT/xsltproc2.html
>
> Hans

Thanks for the suggestions. I had found those pages, but I'll keep
watching them for updates.

I hadn't particularly planned how I would do the XML transformation, and
I haven't done it before, but a quick Google would suggest xsltproc too,
and that's what I'll start with if I need to.

Toby


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