[luatex] setupbackend in lualatex?

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 11:36:11 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Patrick Gundlach <patrick at gundla.ch> wrote:
> Am 20.07.2011 um 11:22 schrieb Ulrike Fischer:
>> Am Tue, 19 Jul 2011 21:57:08 -0700 schrieb Johannes Wilm:
>>> Hey,
>>> I have had issues with converting latex to epub/html/mobipocket for years. I
>>> started using lualatex some months ago and it works quite well for all my
>>> other purposes.
>>> Today I then stumbled over the \setupbackend which is available in Context
>>> and which allows for HTML/epub to be produced easily by using some lua code.
>>> Now as I understand it, given that lualatex uses the same binary and hat the
>>> conversion likely happens by first letting the binary read the entire DOM
>>> and then exporting it, it seems that the same scripts really should work for
>>> lualatex as well, right?
>> Theoretically: yes.
> There is a little bit more to it, though it can be simulated otherwise. For example with ConTeXt you have more structured sectioning commands. I don't remember what it was but something like
> \startsection
> ...
> \stopsection
> where in LaTeX you have \section{...}, but when does the section end? Is it always clear?
It ends jus tbefore the next hierarchically higher level sectioning command


More information about the luatex mailing list