[texhax] Grammar BNF of the TEX system

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Wed Feb 22 00:03:23 CET 2006

Martin Schröder wrote:

> You will learn that there is an excellent book about TeX by
> Knuth, and that there are at least two converters for TeX ->
> HTML. And you will learn why there is no real BNF of TeX.

But there /could/ be a BNF for the subset of the commands
that Patricia et al intend to use.  If they avoid catcode
changes, I believe that it might be possible.

** Phil.

>> On 2006-02-20 10:12:48 +0100, 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) .
>> I suggest you learn more about TeX. The wikipedia is a good
>> starting point, as is the TeX-FAQ (http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq).

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