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[REBOL] Re: Make-Doc Formatter replaces Make-Spec

From: allenk:powerup:au at: 26-May-2001 18:23

----- Original Message ----- From: "Carl Sassenrath" <[carl--rebol--com]> To: <[rebol-list--rebol--com]> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 9:47 AM Subject: [REBOL] Re: Make-Doc Formatter replaces Make-Spec
> At 5/26/01 09:02 AM +1200, you wrote: > >Carl wrote: > > > Make-Doc is a two pass text formatter. The first pass converts to a
> >block format. The second pass uses that block format to convert to the > >output target format, which is HTML at this time, but it could be any
> >of output, including Text, PDF, Tex, Helpfiles, .roff, whatever you want. > > > > > Writing the output formatters is fairly easy... you can use the HTML > >version as an example. Eventually we will want to put the output
> >in separate files. > > > >I thought this: > > "#" paragraph opt newline (emit enum para) | > > was a interesting idea for numbered lists (as a non-American I'm not > >familiar with the use of "#" as meaning "number". I've been using "0"
> >digit/character zero) as the marker, followed by a tab. > > The # is pretty standard for "number" in American. Funny how things like
that are not international, eh? How did that usage miss NZ? Quite common in Australia. I guess that prooves NZ isn't a state of Australia, despite what some poor US cable news reporters say. Cheers, Allen K