will.adams at frycomm.com
Thu Jun 7 15:13:09 CEST 2012
On Jun 7, 2012, at 3:03 AM, Varaprasad Bodducherla, Prakash Rao wrote:
> When can we expect latex3 (with full xmltex) in the market?
AIUI, XMLtex isn't a formal part of the LaTeX project --- it's ``just'' a package of macros.
Certainly the search:
doesn't reveal much.
There shouldn't be a reason that xmltex wouldn't work w/ lualatex though (I have used it w/ xelatex) --- David Carlisle (the developer) has stated in the past that a lot of the complexity is in handling UTF-8, so a version for a modern TeX could be much simpler and arguably work better.
In the near term you'd likely be better served by using ConTeXt --- Hans Hagen has frequently presented on publishing w/ XML using ConTeXt.
I'd like to see a better XML publishing w/ LaTeX solution, simply 'cause I'm not getting any traction in learning ConTeXt and have a lot invested in learning LaTeX.
Typesetting from XML directly seems a lot more straight-forward on the surface than using an XSLT to convert to TeX which is the usual suggestion....
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