TeXML paper and poster
A paper about TeXML and Consodoc is published in TUGboat 28:1, 2007: TeXML: Resurrecting TeX in the XML world. Also, the tools were presented as a poster at ...
June 23, 2007
I like Prague, it's a very beautiful city. My contribution to XML Prague 2007:
* paper "Generative XPath"
* presentation slides
* poster XML to beautiful doc...
June 19, 2007
poster proposal for XML Prague 2007
In addition to my talk "Generative XPath" at XML Prague 2007, I decided to submit also a poster:
Title: XML to beautiful documents
Abstract: I'd like to pre...
June 11, 2007
general questions about DocBook -> LaTeX
In the mailing list docbook-apps, I recently answered to the post titled "General questions about DocBook -> LaTeX". I think my notes are interesting not ...
February 23, 2007
consodoc is referenced
While searching if anyone noticed Consodoc, I found a Spanish document: Introducción a las tecnologías y estándares XML by Manuel Collado. Here is a bit of E...
December 27, 2006
Consodoc vs tbook or jadetex
In comp.text.xml, I was asked to compare Consodoc with tbook and jadetex. My answer.
thanks for asking. It's hard to compare Consodoc with tbook or jadetex,...
November 09, 2006
Consodoc is released!
Hard to believe, but I forget to release Consodoc after the two-week beta period. Yesterday I read the announce of the new version of SCons, 0.96.93, and dec...
November 08, 2006
From the Consodoc forum:
* Running Consodoc under Windows
* What is the document input format:
* - What is the document input format? I know, it's XML, but w...
September 26, 2006
Consodoc beta released
Finally, Consodoc publishing server is released as beta. Consodoc assist with getting beautiful PDFs from XML. The main features are:
* XML is converted to P...
September 25, 2006
scons signatures for Python actions
Finally, I traced out why time-to-time my functional tests stop passing.
* Some steps are associated with Python functions.
* Signatures of such steps depend...
August 24, 2006
consodoc does work
Recently Consodoc has passed refactoring and all the unit and functional tests. Now I've tried it in the real life.
Result is exciting.
I expected that the ...
August 19, 2006
fixing build signatures
I have a lot of functional tests for my build process. Recently I changed the program name on one of the intermediate steps. As result, SCons
* thinks the bu...
August 12, 2006
Finally, all the functional tests (at the moment, 34) for consodoc are written and passed. The rest is easy: walk through FIXME file and make refactoring, cr...
August 06, 2006
scons: derived but source files
My build process consists of several steps. One of the intermediate files is actually intended to be edited by the user. But I noticed that when user changes...
August 05, 2006
one month delay
Consodoc project is now one month delay, and I expect I can't release anything before the end of August. Functional testing revealed a lot of problems, some ...
August 01, 2006
I have a lot of functional tests for SCons processes. At some moment, I improved one of the first steps in the process. As result, now most tests fail due to...
July 29, 2006
testing SCons processes
Consodoc is (at the moment) vaporware for XML publishing as PDF. It has passed unit tests, and now I'm going to test the program as the whole.
Consodoc is b...
July 17, 2006
SCons, testing additional files to clean
SCons supports a list of files to be also deleted on "scons -c" (cleaning). Here is a code example how to check that a file is in the list.
Actually, it not...
July 07, 2006
Unit testing is good, but the actual behaviour of a program also should be tested.
I wanted not to re-invent the wheel, and looked for an existing tool. My ...
July 05, 2006
unit testing for SCons
I'm developing a build process on top of the build system SCons. Some steps are not trivial, so unit and functional testing are required.
By trials and erro...
July 05, 2006