[texhax] A Comprehensive list of TeX primitives and Plain TeX macros

Paul Stanley paulrichardstanley at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 10:50:16 CEST 2012

Hi there Deyan and thanks for the response. Actually, my system is 
set up so that pure TeX source fares better than an XML solution. As 
for the pronunciation dictionary the general file structure is very 
conveniently minimulistic:
         /^[a-z]+?=[a-z ]+$/i
(almost) for each entry

At 09:29 11/10/2012, you wrote:
>Hi Paul,
>I suspect it will be simpler to first move the document to XML with 
>a tool such as LaTeXML (http://dlmf.nist.gov/LaTeXML/)
>and use the XML tags for your speech synthesis.
>Parsing TeX is notoriously hard and unreliable, e.g. the xii example:
>LaTeXML would take care of these problems for you.
>Best of luck,
>On 10/11/2012 01:50 AM, Paul Stanley wrote:
>>I'm looking for the above in order to create a pronunciation 
>>dictionary for my speech synth.
>>The glossary in TeX by Topic contains a fair number of the 
>>primitives but not all of them.
>>Any help would be most appreciated
>>many thanks,
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