[tex-live] Changes for 2010?

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Apr 20 10:10:21 CEST 2010

Joachim Schrod wrote:
> Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 02:43:47PM +0200, Joachim Schrod wrote:
>>> It would be
>>> nice if one could support hypperref's index links, but that would
>>> be an enhancement, i.e., the introduction of a new feature
>>> `location class attributes'. For now, if one wants to use hyperref
>>> and xindy together, one has to turn off index links.
>> Perhaps it's easier to implement a mapping between
>> the full location argument and the location class?
>> Example:
>>   \indexentry{hello|hyperindexformat{\textbf}}{1}
> There is a potential workaround and a better solution.
> Currently, xindy has the restriction that the stuff after | must be
> an identifier. The workaround would be to lift that restriction and
> allow arbitrary character sequences as location attributes. Most
> probably that would work as I don't see anything in the code that
> prevents it.
> The solution would be to recognize entries of the form
> {KEY|LOCATTR{BALANCED_MATERIAL}} and make available the
> BALANCED_MATERIAL to the markup output definition of LOCATTR. That
> is the major enhancement that I'm speaking of. It would not only
> help compatibility to hyperref, but also to memoir.
> But that goes beyond TL issues and is probably off-topic on this list.
> 	Joachim

which problems with memoir is it you are talking about. I use memoir and 
texindy and do not seem to have problems.

The only two problems I have with texindy is the stuff mentioned above 
and at least some switch such that $ and \$ (and similar) is not mapped 
to the same item.



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