On 17 March 2013 19:12, Alex Fernandez <ely...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Ray,
>
> On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 1:35 AM, Ray Rashif <schivmeis...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 17 March 2013 07:12, Alex Fernandez <ely...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > As Liviu discovered, just to let you all know that I had to release
>> > 1.2.5
>> > because of problems with the 1.2.4 release (the binary lacked a couple
>> > of
>> > patches; otherwise the source code was fine).
>>
>> Alex, when I first heard of eLyXer -- amidst mounting frustrations
>> resulting from several failed attempts at converting a 350-page
>> document to any other usable format -- I thought it was just another
>> deceptive solution and gave it a miss entirely.
>>
>> How wrong I was, how deceptively brilliant this is! I was expecting I
>> would have to at least input child documents, but it worked its magic
>> on the master document itself. Believe me, nothing else ever worked,
>> and this is a complex document with LaTeX hacks here and there.
>>
>> Sure, there were some issues, like not recognising some (or all) LaTeX
>> commands, external inset, and ignoring some BibTeX entries, but I now
>> have a usable single-file HTML verbatim copy of the main contents,
>> complete with (cross-)references and images.
>>
>> The software had been lying dormant as a package in my (GNU/Linux)
>> distribution's unofficial buildscripts repository [1] with no love at
>> all, but I'll be promoting it directly to a supported binary
>> repository as soon as I get some time -- no-one should miss this.
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/elyxer/
>
>
> Glad you are doing this. I will add you to the list of maintainers if you
> want, and send you any announcements directly.

Sure, it is now available officially via the [community] repository.
And after typing all that I forgot to mention the one thing that was
most important -- thank you for eLyXer :)


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