[texhax] Ruby dev to help add LaTeX reference to DevDocs.io?

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun Apr 5 07:33:34 CEST 2015

On 2015-04-05 at 12:58:50 +1000, Paul Rankin wrote:

 > Would anyone with Ruby knowledge like to add the LaTeX reference
 > manual to DevDocs?
 > DevDocs[1] is an free and open source resource that "combines
 > multiple API documentations in a fast, organized, and searchable
 > interface." IMHO it's the kind of indexed, searchable documentation
 > that is sorely absent for the LaTeX project.
 > The addition of the LaTeX reference manual[2] is currently on the
 > DevDocs To Do list[3] .
 > The process of adding documentation[4] is to scrape an HTML source
 > and open a pull request on GitHub. I'd love to add the LaTeX docs
 > myself, but it's all written in Ruby and looks way over my head
 > (I'd very likely bungle it).

How about updating the LaTeX reference manual first?  We have pict2e
now and nobody has to use curve2e in order to draw lines with
arbitrary slopes anymore, for example.


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