[texhax] Ideas/lists of developer libraries of TeX Macros?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Apr 17 22:30:08 CEST 2011

On Apr 17, 2011, at 3:05 PM, Deyan Ginev wrote:

> On 04/17/2011 09:44 PM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:
>> Deyan Ginev wrote:
>>> Since I am interested in dev hackery, ... Does any of
>>> you have pointers for a dev-oriented library of TeX
>>> utilities
>> What does "dev" mean in this context, Deyan ?
>> Philip Taylor
> Hi Philip,
> For example developing some complex behavior allowing for non-standard commands (e.g. parsing wiki markup as in wiki.sty) or performing advanced computations (e.g. the amazing math work by the PGF+Tikz crew, pstricks, etc.)
> I know there has been a LOT done in these and other scenarios, but I was never sure whether it is tailored to reuse for different purposes (it's not only graphics packages that require computation, etc.)
> But I like Uwe's suggestion to look into LaTeX 3, that sounds generic enough to be the kind of hammer I need for my nail.
> Thanks,
> Deyan


I thought the OP was talking about Plain TeX. I was going to suggest LaTeX which has lots of tools! :-)

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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