[pdftex] ODFTeX ...

Juergen Fenn juergen.fenn at GMX.DE
Sun Feb 24 15:15:34 CET 2008

Sachin Garg schrieb:

> For quite some time I have been thinking about ODFTeX which would be a 
> variant of TeX (like PDFTeX) to directly create documents in Open 
> Document Format (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenDocument). The 
> rationale behind this is that frequently we need to send people 
> documents in editable formats (sadly .doc is a widely used format and 
> OpenOffice can convert between ODF and DOC). So, the idea would be to 
> create a TeX that can directly output ODF. Also,, mechanisms to do clean 
> round-trips.
> I know bits and pieces of this is available, but nothing that does it in 
> one shot.

I think that would be an excellent idea. oolatex from tex4ht would be a 
good starting point.


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