Co-developers wanted: document markup language
david at boddie.org.uk
Fri Aug 24 15:22:45 CEST 2007
On Fri Aug 24 11:04:33 CEST 2007, Torsten Bronger wrote:
> Paul Rubin writes:
> > TeX/LateX have been around forever and are well established
> > standards, as awful as they are. Why do we want ANOTHER markup
> > language?
> Well, because they are awful. ;-) I don't see that there is a
> bunch of already existing projects, in fact, I don't see anyone
> challenging LaTeX at all. However, competition is a good thing, and
> I think there are enough aspects about LaTeX that can be done better
> so that this project is worth being done.
There are alternatives to LaTeX if you are prepared to look for them.
One of these is Lout:
Another option is to use TeX, but with Python as an alternative "macro
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