[tex-live] [LONG] Improving TeX package classification and the associated documentaion

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jul 4 15:13:45 CEST 2007

Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> The problem is not the syntax, the problem is to have an easy way to get
> decent information from it. I am already reading through stuff to just
> read in the XML files of the catalogue and get some nice Perl hash from
> hit, ie, nice structured. The problem with XML *IS* actually its
> extensability. We want to have a certain level of extensability, and not
> the full fledged one XML provides. This makes it parsing a pain in ...

do you want my catalogue-checking script as a guide?  i'm not much of a
programmer, but that produces hashes of catalogue entries, and might
therefore help.


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