[texhax] Grammar BNF of the TEX system

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Feb 21 21:46:29 CET 2006

On Feb 20, 2006, at 4:12 AM, Patricia Stoffel wrote:

> Our idea is transform a Tex-file into code HTML. For this, we need  
> the BNF
> grammar of the TEX-langage to adapt it  at our needs (we do not  
> want use all
> the grammar, and limit our-selves at some commands) .
> Do you know some contacts, who we can contact for more information  
> at this
> subject.

There's been some discussion of this sort of thing in the past, but  
it's my understanding it doesn't exist, per this thread on usenet:


That said, I think w/ a restricted subset as you describe, it should  
be possible, and an admirable, and potentially useful project.

Best of luck!


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications

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