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Re: Changes to Texinfo DTD

From: Nic Ferrier
Subject: Re: Changes to Texinfo DTD
Date: 23 Nov 2003 00:05:03 +0000

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> > 1. use a command line XSLT processor (such as xsltproc, part of
> >    GNOME's libxsl project) to turn the XML into plain text (or
> >    specifically marked up text). 
> The original reason for discussing such things is that the Info format
> has serious limitations w.r.t. additional markup.
> "Markup" in this context in the Emacs viewer means "text-properties"
> or "overlays", neither of which can be provided directly from a process's
> output, so it would just bring us back to square one: which text
> representation top use for the markup (either HTML-like or
> ANSI-escape-sequences-like, or something else).
> I'm not necessarily opposed to using an external tool, but it won't solve
> the problem at hand.

I thought I remembered that you could generate saved files with
embedded text properties (they're lisp expressions aren't they?)


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