William F Hammond
hmwlfsr at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 30 17:53:43 CEST 2020
Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com> writes:
> Should be titled "Towards a Semantic TeX" maybe.
Isn't LaTeX already partly semantic?
Beyond that see my article in TUGboat, v. 31 (2010)
"LaTeX profiles as objects in the category of markup
> On Sun, 30 Aug 2020 at 12:47, Aaron Gray
> <aaronngray.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Anyone know of or interested in specifying a semantic
>>version of TeX that can be represented in XSD XML Schema
>>format and then converted into near isomorphic
>>C++/C#/Java/TypeScript classes (and enums).
Do you have a reason for preferring XSD to "relaxng"? When
you say "converted into near isomorphic
C++/C#/Java/TypeScript classes (and enums)", are you
speaking of something different from building what is called
an XML DOM (xml document object module) ?
>> I know there are issues with TeX using lexical
>> definitions that break the syntactic and maybe semantic
>> models, so converting from TeX to the sematic data format
>> and XML and back might need some special attention in
>> order to provide conformance.
Indeed. For example, are you familiar with the TeX document
found in a TeXLive installation with the command line
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