[NTG-context] Official file ending?

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Mon Feb 3 15:28:25 CET 2020

On 2/3/2020 3:07 PM, Philipp A. wrote:
> Hi!
> Most text editors have LaTeX specific syntax highlighting, so it makes 
> sense to give your ConTeXt file a ending it can be distinguished with.
> Is there a blessed one?
>   * .ctx: Would mirror the semi-common .ltx, but is used for XML files
>     inside of ConTeXt itself

context ctx files are xml files indeed

>   * .mkiv: Is that just for ConTeXt or all LuaTeX stuff? Would it make
>     sense to give text documents that extension?

you can do that (or mkvi or lmtx or ...)

>   * Something else? (.tex doesn’t count, it’s shared with LaTeX files
>     and plain TeX files)
so then use mkiv


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