[NTG-context] XML roundtripping

Mica Semrick mica at silentumbrella.com
Wed May 15 17:45:07 CEST 2019


If your web requirement is single XML files per article, you should be able to feed ConTeXt multiple XML files and typeset them as one PDF.

On May 15, 2019 7:35:47 AM PDT, Denis Maier <maier.de at gmail.com> wrote:
>Our workflow is not settled yet; we're still discussing options. All
>depends upon what is possible ...
>
>That being said, for the purpose of displaying the articles online
>we'll
>need every article in a separate XML file. The question is if and how
>we
>will produce a PDF version containing a whole volume (we'll probably
>need
>one PDF for the whole volume and also PDFs for each article).
>
>One option would be:
>- merge the articles into a single XML,
>- typeset from there
>- split the PDF
>(Hence my question here,
>https://mailman.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2019/095011.html).
>
>Another option could be:
>- Typeset each article individually.
>- Get the last page number => in the next article, set the first page
>number to this + 1
>(So, we do not necessarily need to write the page numbers back to the
>XML,
>but we'll somehow need to pass the page number to the next article in
>the
>chain.)
>
>
>Am Mi., 15. Mai 2019 um 14:46 Uhr schrieb Hans Hagen
><j.hagen at xs4all.nl>:
>
>> On 5/15/2019 12:57 PM, Denis Maier wrote:
>> > Hmm, getting the page number back from the tuc file sound feasible.
>I'll
>> > have to look into this.
>> >
>> > But how would I write the information back to the XML? Is this
>explained
>> > somewhere?
>> all depends on the workflow ... why does it need to be written back?
>>
>>
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