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[eLyXer-users] Re: eLyXer 0.98 released

From: Alex Fernandez
Subject: [eLyXer-users] Re: eLyXer 0.98 released
Date: Thu, 13 May 2010 23:17:56 +0200

Hi Philipp,

On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 7:21 PM, Philiрp Rеichmuth
<address@hidden> wrote:
> This isn't obviously what eLyXer was designed for and there were some
> glitches, such as having to patch extra values into ContainerConfig for
> parsing custom character style insets. But eLyXer in its current state
> would be a good basis for a universal LyX file parser and document object
> model in Python; one could then refactor the HTML converter to work on this
> document object model. This would be useful for everybody processing LyX
> files with Python scripts, also if the file format eventually changes
> towards XML or whatever.  It's obviously nothing for an 1.0 release, more
> like 2.0, but what do you think of it?

I think it's great! In fact I have always thought as one of the
benefits of having an external LyX->HTML converter that there is an
alternative implementation of the LyX format, even if not complete yet
and read-only.

If you want we may move the discussion to elyxer-users for eLyXer
specifics, as LyX users may find it boring.



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