[NTG-context] XML xmldoif struggle!

Geert Verhaag verhaaggchm at ziggo.nl
Fri May 3 19:41:36 CEST 2019


Hi Aditya,

The ConTeXt team did a great job in writing the manual xml-mkiv.pdf, but 
I think it is not meant for a beginner.

Its contents is rather overwhelming when trying it for the first time.

For me, I don't use luatex a lot, so that adds to the difficulty of 
trying it out.

Regards,
Gerard

On 03-05-19 00:51, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2019, Geert Verhaag wrote:
>
>> Yes, I got it working!
>>
>> It is somewhat tricky.
>>
>> Trying to understanding the concepts behind all this isn't easy for 
>> me, but I'm bashing on.
>
> I also find understanding XML processing rules to be complicated. I 
> simply convert the XML to a lua table, and then use all the processing 
> in lua using CLD (context lua documents).
>
> Aditya
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