DANTE e.V. Frühjahrstagung 2016
I was a speaker at the TeX users meeting in Wuppertal, with the talk "Erfahrung und Vorhersagen für automatisches XML-nach-PDF-Publizieren mit TeX" (experien...
April 20, 2016
XML to paper publishing with manual intervention
My paper "XML to paper publishing with manual intervention" is accepted for XATA 2010 (XML: Aplicações e Tecnologias Associadas), 19 and 20 May, Vila do Cond...
April 15, 2010
TeXML is not at XML Prague 2010
To my great surprise, TeXML presentation was not accepted for XML Prague 2010. It's so unexpected, that I'm even not upset, only puzzled. TeXML is one of a f...
February 12, 2010
TexML and unicode characters for math operators
Bug (?) report: ``after switching from LaTeX(pdflatex) to XeTeX(xelatex) as the PDF generator something has ceased to work. Mathematical operators given as u...
November 25, 2009
my wrappers around “includegraphics”
To put an image to a document, LaTeX provides the command "\includegraphics". As it often happens, due to LaTeX was designed for manual typesetting, this com...
July 20, 2009
escape a TeX string in Python
Do you generate [La]TeX files using Python? If yes, do you escape the special characters. Haven't you forgotten to escape also empty strings?
To avoid reinve...
October 17, 2008
TeXML is alive and well
Due to a long period of inactivity in TeXML project, I've just been asked if the project is still supported. The answer is yes!
I use TeXML in production, it...
April 10, 2008
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
I've released a minor update of TeXML. I found that combination of the command-line flags "--ascii" and "--encoding" didn't work as desired. Now TeXML attemp...
July 22, 2006
TeXML 2.0: what’s new
Following the request in xml-dev:
What's new/changed in 2.0?
I'm sorry I haven't described changes in the announce. I decided that the userbase of TeXML is...
July 12, 2006
announce: TeXML 2.0
Finally, TeXML 2.0 is released.
July 11, 2006
new TeXML docs
Finally, I've uploaded the new TeXML documetation for the upcoming version 2.0: http://getfo.org/texml/. And it seems I've forgotten to announce the version ...
July 05, 2006
trying to exhibit TeXML at the XTech developer’s corner
As part of the exhibition at XTech 2006, the organizers are reserving an area in the exhibition space for independent developers to show their work (via). I'...
April 24, 2006
how to help TeXML
I've got a question:
I'm pretty interested in the TeXML project, and would consider helping in the development. Could you tell me how active the project is a...
October 15, 2005
making unicode pdf bookmarks with TeXML
I've added a new feature to TeXML. Content of the element "pdf" is converted to utf16be and encoded using escape-sequences. It is useful for making PDF strin...
September 07, 2005
I've got feedback from Scott Prentice on recently released Tree Help plugin for FrameMaker. He has added the plugin to his leximation.com tools database. But...
August 02, 2005
TeXML: any encoding as ASCII
The TeXML development version 1.27 brings new essential functionality: "--ascii" parameter. Now it's possible to generate plain ASCII TeX files in a desired ...
June 20, 2005
the “tabbing” environment in LaTeX is considered harmful
Some time ago I got a complaint on TeXML: Bug in TeXML. Unfortunately, it's not a bug in TeXML, but it's a big bug in the LaTeX design.
Problem is that the ...
May 25, 2005
essential error in the TeXML processor
Shame on me. The TeXML processor had a bug in the core functionality.
Consider the following XML:
Paragraph starts ...
... and ends.
May 09, 2005
suggestions for thesis projects
In comp.text.tex, Tristan Miller asked:
Can anyone recommend some small to medium-sized open problems which satisfy all of the four points below?
Here are ...
April 28, 2005
TeXML on gmane.org
TeXML's mailing list "Getfo-general" presents now on gmane.org.
Gmane is a mail-to-news portal that never expires its messages. It therefore also functions ...
April 02, 2005
use of setup.py
While communicating about making TeXML distribution archives, I've got examples of powerful use of "setup.py".
Using "setup.py" is a standard Pythonic way t...
March 24, 2005
I wanted to work on generative XML, but I had to answer a letter from Paul Tremblay about new release of TeXML. Answering developed into working on TeXML.
March 23, 2005
I’m not alone in TeXML development
After making a lot of contributions, Paul Tremblay have joined the TeXML project. Welcome!
March 17, 2005
namespaces in TeXML
I've got a feature request to add namespaces to TeXML. Reasons are very strong, so I can't reject the proposal. Here is my answer:
I though about namespaces ...
March 16, 2005
New software was recently announced in comp.text.tex:
WordML2LaTeX is a meeting point between two titans in word processing: Microsoft Word 2003 and LaTeX2e....
March 10, 2005
Paul Tremblay improves TeXML
Nice news from Paul Tremblay. He submitted patches to TeXML. The first one allows to install TeXML in the normal Pythonic way:
python setup.py build
March 09, 2005
Getting Started with XML and ConTeXt
Paul Tremblay has published an article for XML authors who want to use open source software to produce high quality PDF documents. He suggests using ConTeXt,...
March 07, 2005
First of all, let me introduce TeXML:
TeXML is an XML vocabulary for TeX. The processor transforms TeXML markup into the TeX markup, escaping special and out...
March 07, 2005