[texhax] FW: Re: best way to create a short html or plain text document with a few references
cryan at binghamton.edu
Thu Jan 27 02:17:30 CET 2011
Thanks everyone for all the suggestions. I'll give thenm a try.
Uwe Lueck wrote:
> "Peter Davis"<pfd at pfdstudio.com>, 23.01.2011 16:31:55:
>>> Moreover, I wonder whether another package that I may load up to CTAN next days
>>> would be useful for this purpose. It does not create any DVI, but writes HTML files
>>> directly by expanding macros made just for this purpose.
>>> TeX's typesetting machinery isn't involved at all.
>>> It reads what you type a little differently to TeX, but it's fast and simple.
>> This sounds very interesting, and I'd certainly like to try it when it's available.
> Thank you for the warm words, they have powered me, please find the result from
> -- blog.sty v0.4.
>> (NB: This doesn't help the original poster's concern about re-using bib data.
> I am worrying about calling references from the bib database.
> Either one just uses \nocite manually. blog.sty v0.4 does not support
> usual \cite functionality. It reads a line (or a sequence of lines until
> they are "balanced") and "copies" it to the output stream, expanding ...
> To support \cite and similar things, blog.sty v0.5 may provide an
> "interception" method in order to issue assignments or
> writing to different output streams.
> I have made such things for specific purposes before,
> but more generally ...
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