[l2h] Customising the appearance of web pages created with l2h

Paul Lussier pll@mclinux.com
Tue, 25 Sep 2001 16:00:41 -0400

In a message dated: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 15:42:31 EDT
"Fred L. Drake, Jr." said:

>  do_cmd_*() are called from process_command(), and possible a number
>of similar places.

Hmm, okay, this is starting to make a little more sense to me, 
though it's still quite confusing :)

>  The dynamic lookup of functions using the command names is
>definately the best thing about extending LaTeX2HTML; I couldn't live
>without this.  It's just too bad it isn't more object-oriented.  ;-)

I'd settle for better documented at this point :)

What I want to do is so trivial, but it's taken me all day to figure 
out the simplest things.  You'd think that those who wrote a tool to 
which converts documents would themselves document :)

>  Of course, we're used to doing things like this in Python; I don't
>know that Perl has quite the same cultural bias for it.

The OO in perl was an after-thought and kind of grafted on.  I don't 
know much about OOP other than what I've picked up from  perl, but 
I've seldom had a need for something so complex.  Most of the code I 
write is small and straight-forward.  I haven't found a need for OOP 
yet.  Actually, this is really the first thing I've seen that even 
requires dynamic function evaluation.

It's quite a neat approach, but boy can it be confusing :)

Now, if I could only figure out where they're generating that doggone 
<HR> between the title area and the TOC and move it to the nav panel 


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