[NTG-context] Official file ending?

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue Feb 4 17:57:34 CET 2020

On 2/3/20 3:28 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> 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 ...)

Since there are already *.mkxl files in the ConTeXt distribution, I
think it may make sense to name the LMTX version MkXL.

In any case, MkXL is simpler and clearer that MkIV with LMTX.


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