Re: [NTG-context] For the Mac users: AppleScript to launch ConTeXt in a flexile way

2015-03-29 Thread John Haltiwanger
Impressive work! On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 6:36 PM, Thomas Floeren t...@mac.com wrote: Updated (1.2.3). http://dflect.net/context-typeset-tool/ Changes: 1.2.3 (60) (2015-03-29) Added update switch --modules=all. Removed the update switch --keep. When updating ConTeXt first-setup.sh

Re: [NTG-context] contextgarden wiki down

2014-11-10 Thread John Haltiwanger
Thanks for the quick fix Taco! On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 2:33 PM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: Hi again, All services are back up again. Best wishes, Taco My coworker has to go up and check it out in person, so it will be down for a bit longer still. I’ll send a new message

[NTG-context] The on-going process of the Proceedings for Context Meeting 2011

2012-10-20 Thread John Haltiwanger
Hello all! It's been very quiet in regards to the Context Group's first publication, the Proceedings for Context Meeting 2011. We've been hammering out the details of a new design and house style with Adrian Egger. This process is almost complete, and we are very excited for you all to see the

Re: [NTG-context] MLA Bibliography

2012-04-16 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Jaroslav Hajtmar hajt...@gyza.cz wrote: Thanks Mojca for comments. I agree that the output format can be set as needed (a lots of time of experimentation). But I needed a special sort of bibliographic items (numbering according to their occurrence in the

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-28 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:17 AM, Taco Hoekwater t...@elvenkind.com wrote: On 09/27/2011 11:52 PM, Martin Schröder wrote: 2011/9/27 Martin Schrödermar...@oneiros.de: Indeed. But where is the option for it to use the full width of my browser window? Found it, sorry for the noise. Just

Re: [NTG-context] new look for wiki

2011-09-27 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de wrote: 2011/9/27 Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de: Indeed. But where is the option for it to use the full width of my browser window? Found it, sorry for the noise. Just login and choose a different skin. :-) Rather

[NTG-context] [OT] Research into Generative Typesetting

2011-07-23 Thread John Haltiwanger
://river-valley.tv/generative-typesetting-with-context/) * [Textual Liberation @ The Unbound Book Conference]( http://e-boekenstad.nl/unbound/index.php/john-haltiwanger-generative-typesetting/ ) * [Sozi notes]( http://drippingdigital.com/conf/unbound-book/textual-liberation.svg) Anyway, I thought

Re: [NTG-context] markdown

2011-07-20 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 19-7-2011 7:25, Wolfgang Schuster wrote: The code is derived from luamark (but a few 100% faster so I might have messed up). And of course, being the markdown evangelist, John will answer all questions. With pleasure :)

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt to Markdown (was Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional)

2011-07-19 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:27 AM, Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de wrote: 2011/7/19 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com: When you find them, I would be interested in them. And maybe I can improve on them. Pandoc. :-) Pandoc does not support Context as an input. Nor does it support

Re: [NTG-context] markdown

2011-07-19 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 7:05 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: Hi Khaled, I took a look at the lunamark code, and ran it on some (copied) sample. As it was much slower than I'd expected from lpeg I messed around a little and could bring down the runtime on the sample from 2 sec to 0.1 sec.

Re: [NTG-context] Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional

2011-07-14 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.comwrote: 2011/7/14 Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.com Found them. The names are all lowercase. I have: ./context/tex/texmf/fonts/opentype/public/tex-gyre/texgyreheros-regular.otf

Re: [NTG-context] Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional

2011-07-14 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:51 AM, Cecil Westerhof cldwester...@gmail.comwrote: 2011/7/14 John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com I installed them. (When you know what to do, it is not hard.) Now I can change the document. The only problem is that when deleting a page, or adding a page

Re: [NTG-context] Edit a ConTeXt generated document with Adobe Acrobat Professional

2011-07-14 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 3:18 PM, Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de wrote: 2011/7/14 John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com: Pandoc, so I'm not familiar with Context's xhtml capacities. MkIV can create XML. :-) That is something I have heard much more than I have seen. If it can so

Re: [NTG-context] First baby steps with MKIV

2011-07-12 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 9:03 AM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote: On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 6:00 PM, John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com wrote: -- source /home/safe/context/tex/setuptex context $1 better

Re: [NTG-context] Changing Body Font

2011-06-22 Thread John Haltiwanger
Please take a look at the simplefonts module. \usemodule[simplefonts] \setmainfont[Ubuntu] \switchtobodyfont[11pt] (please correct me anyone, if I'm wrong). On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Kip Warner k...@thevertigo.com wrote: Hey list, I am trying to change the body font of my document in

Re: [NTG-context] OT: What reference management software do you use?

2011-05-23 Thread John Haltiwanger
I hope my question does not come off as too aggressive, but why on earth are we still using BibTeX? Or, more accurately, when can we _stop_ using BibTeX and move onto something that has native UTF-8 support and can also integrate with a reasonable configuration environment such as CSL? What is

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] Javascript PC Emulator - Technical Notes

2011-05-17 Thread John Haltiwanger
FWIW, it runs faster of Jaeger Monkey (Firefox 4) than it does on V8 (Chrome). Shouldn't the bogomips be relative to the performance of the processing layer? On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Martin Schröder mar...@oneiros.de wrote: 2011/5/17 Patrick Gundlach patr...@gundla.ch: so it's only a

Re: [NTG-context] How to produce a dotless i with ConTeXt?

2011-04-18 Thread John Haltiwanger
LuaTeX has total unicode representation in terms of content (are unicode characters possible for macro declarations? this is unclear at this point but clearly useful..) So, the last thing you need to do is abstract your special characters. Just input them according to how you would normally make

Re: [NTG-context] Small capitals broken in latest beta?

2011-04-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
I've putthis on the psuedo-smallcaps wiki page as a more appropriate solution going into the future. On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 10:38 PM, C. meta...@gmx.de wrote: Oh my! So close and yet so far... It works. Thank you very much! -Ursprüngliche Nachricht- Von: Wolfgang Schuster

Re: [NTG-context] Small capitals broken in latest beta?

2011-04-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
. Cheers! *Von:* John Haltiwanger [mailto:john.haltiwan...@gmail.com] *Gesendet:* Montag, 4. April 2011 22:29 *An:* mailing list for ConTeXt users *Cc:* C. *Betreff:* Re: [NTG-context] Small capitals broken in latest beta? I've putthis on the psuedo-smallcaps wiki page as a more

[NTG-context] MLA Workscited example no longer works

2011-03-24 Thread John Haltiwanger
This worked fine when compiling my thesis last year. -- test-workscited.tex % for bibliographic entries % following hanging indent code (also in workscited) taken from % http://www.ntg.nl/pipermail/ntg-context/2004/005280.html % [NTG-context] Re: Again: hanging for a lot of paragraphs? % ~

Re: [NTG-context] Does MKIV take more time as MKII

2011-03-14 Thread John Haltiwanger
You can't have it Good, Cheap, and Fast all at once ;) On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 8:52 PM, Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.li...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Mar 14, 2011 at 14:47, Cecil Westerhof wrote: Both did not work for me. But removing --purgeall from my script reduced the time from 30

Re: [NTG-context] \setuppublications problem

2011-03-12 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 6:08 AM, Thomas Schmitz tschm...@uni-bonn.dewrote: Hi Florian, On Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:45:16 +0100 Florian Wobbe florian.wo...@awi.de wrote: Have you tried \placepublications[criterium=all] or \placepublications[criterium=text]? We should add criterium=cite

[NTG-context] Line spacing on a cover page

2011-03-10 Thread John Haltiwanger
To me the space between 'Freed' and 'by' looks awkward: \starttext \startalignment[left] \bgroup \switchtobodyfont[72pt] {\ss Freed \par by \par Design} \egroup \stoptext -- Should I be using \start..\stoplines ? or is this a bug?

Re: [NTG-context] Line spacing on a cover page

2011-03-10 Thread John Haltiwanger
Thanks Verdan and Wolfgang. As I suspected, \startlines was the way to go. On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 6:56 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 10.03.2011 um 18:28 schrieb John Haltiwanger: \startalignment[left] \bgroup \switchtobodyfont[72pt

[NTG-context] Text to edges of page

2011-03-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
Hi all, I would have though the following code would produce text flush to the edges of the paper, but there is significant whitespace on the right and bottom sides. Probably there is an obvious setting, but it eludes me now: \definepapersize[short][width=600px,height=440px]

Re: [NTG-context] Text to edges of page

2011-03-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
Nevermind, the answer is simple: \setuplayout[ backspace=0mm, topspace=0mm, margin=0mm, header=0mm, footer=0mm width=600px, height=440px ] On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 4:29 PM, John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I would have though

Re: [NTG-context] TTF fonts and MKIV

2011-01-29 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 9:55 AM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 29.01.2011 um 06:42 schrieb David Rogers: * John Culleton j...@wexfordpress.com [2011-01-28 16:39]: Is there a short, simple guide somewhere that shows how to use TTF and OTF fonts in

Re: [NTG-context] How can I properly credit ConTeXt

2010-11-22 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 9:20 AM, Marco Pessotto melmo...@gmail.com wrote: Hello there. This was meant to be a mail to say thanks to the ConTeXt/LuaTeX teams for the wonderful work they did and are doing. I'm pretty new to ConTeXt but I'm really impressed. It happens that I'm typesetting a

[NTG-context] [OT] QTeXEngine

2010-11-09 Thread John Haltiwanger
Apparently this software enables exporting of QTPainter classes to Tikz/Pgf http://soft.proindependent.com/qtexengine/ ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist

Re: [NTG-context] ConTexT conversion to html/rtf/odt

2010-11-07 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Sat, 6 Nov 2010, Manfred Lotz wrote: work for ConTeXt and then I would like to know what other alternatives I have. Also regarding rtf or/and odt. Since you do not need any fancy features, a simpler option is to

[NTG-context] MAPS journal module oddities

2010-10-23 Thread John Haltiwanger
The first strange thing that I notice is that the subtitle is set in a much more prominent style than the title. This seems backwards to me. The second concern is that the numbers for footnotes (but not the notes themselves, thankfully) appear outside of where they should (which is in the Notes

[NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
I thought I'd give the mailing list a small change of pace---instead of asking how to do it, I will show you :) The short answer is: \starttext My Concrete Poem \startlines All the whitespace will print ! \stoplines \stoptext However,

Re: [NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
Apologies, as a very significant aspect of this process was omitted in the previous email! Don't forget to do: \setuplines[space=on] first! On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 9:45 AM, John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com wrote: I thought I'd give the mailing list a small change of pace

Re: [NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
I don't usually define macros like that (isn't that more of a \definestartstop kind of deal?). On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:38 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Wed, 15 Sep 2010, John Haltiwanger wrote: Apologies, as a very significant aspect of this process was omitted

Re: [NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
What Wolfgange said :) On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 16.09.2010 um 00:38 schrieb Aditya Mahajan: However, \startlines..\stoplines is not available when defining a macro. What do you mean by that these macros are not

Re: [NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
Yeah, that seems like a good way to go. Now I finally understand what Wolfgang was saying last night :) Since whitespace wasn't important to this particular poem, it did not matter (using \par worked fine). But I will update my blog with this for sure, as in the case of whitespace-sensitive

Re: [NTG-context] HOWTO: Typesetting Poetry in ConTeXt

2010-09-15 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 11:12 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Wed, 15 Sep 2010, John Haltiwanger wrote: In general though, it is completely unnecessary, as poetry generally has no need to be defined in macros. But it's the edge cases, where I live :) On the contrary

Re: [NTG-context] ConTeXt meeting Lua tutorials

2010-08-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
How about including Lua library loading in the tutorial? The discussion of converting from pre-formats like Markdown seems like a good starting point for demonstrating how to load Lua libraries and integrate procedural programming into a ConTeXt workflow. Hopefully I will be there, still rounding

Re: [NTG-context] other markup to ConTeXt

2010-08-14 Thread John Haltiwanger
This was exactly what I was wondering last night: How hard would it be to just write the converter into LuaTeX? Does LuaTeX's position as a moving target affect this at all? As you suggest Phillip, it might not be so difficult. It certainly sounds like a worthwhile project. Seeming as how there

[NTG-context] Simplefonts + Linux Libertine fails to do italics and bold

2010-08-13 Thread John Haltiwanger
The following shows a problem I am seeing when trying to use the opentype version of Linux Libertine with the simplefonts module. \usemodule[simplefonts] \setmainfont[linlibertineo] \starttext Well, {\em this} doesn't work but {\sc this} does... and bold {\bf neither} \stoptext Using a

Re: [NTG-context] Simplefonts + Linux Libertine fails to do italics and bold

2010-08-13 Thread John Haltiwanger
Thanks, that resolves it! On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 4:36 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote:  Am 13.08.10 13:58, schrieb John Haltiwanger: The following shows a problem I am seeing when trying to use the opentype version of Linux Libertine with the simplefonts module

[NTG-context] Footnote numbers not following \setupinteraction color

2010-08-13 Thread John Haltiwanger
I seem to be full of problems today: --- \setupcolors[state=start] \setupinteraction[state=start, color=black] \setupcolor[hex] \definecolor[titleRed][h=910A00] \starttext This \footnote{should not have a red color, correct?} \stoptext --- The footnote

Re: [NTG-context] other markup to ConTeXt (was: simplefonts or Typecripts)

2010-08-13 Thread John Haltiwanger
This is very similar to a project in which I am planning to engage in the near future. Output to both HTML and PDF utilizing a simple markup seems to be a killer feature that at least some of us are looking for. Cross-media publishing, however, is never painless. It's like a Holy Grail. Pandoc

[NTG-context] Aligning titles so that they begin in the margin rather at text edge

2010-08-10 Thread John Haltiwanger
Hey all, a very simple problem, really, but one I'm having trouble finding examples for. I would like to set up my titles to begin in the margin, rather than at the text edge, similar to what is found in Bringhurst's _Elements of Typographic Style_. I'm pretty certain the solution is incredibly

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-28 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 10:57 PM, Marcin Borkowski mb...@atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl wrote: Dnia Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 01:06:27PM +, John Haltiwanger napisa#322;(a): On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Marcin Borkowski mb...@atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl wrote: Hi, what an interesting discussion! My

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-28 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 12:00 AM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 28-7-2010 1:12, Marcin Borkowski wrote: Dnia Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 09:53:18AM -0700, Rory Molinari napisa#322;(a): I usually flip a coin to choose between he and she before I start a document, and stick with it.  (If I think

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-27 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Matija Šuklje mat...@suklje.name wrote: Personally I feel that the political correctness has gone a bit too far, but where the line should be drawn, I don't know. I can provide a few examples of where political correctness *has* gone too far and can actually

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-27 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Marcin Borkowski mb...@atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl wrote: Hi, what an interesting discussion! My personal point of view is that the so-called political correctness is something I actively fight against, by means of NOT using they or Afroamericans or other such

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-27 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 1:31 PM, Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutena...@normalesup.org wrote: I for one have always thought it would be interesting to develop a Unicode character that provides a symbol representing a neutral gender pronoun.  Unicode encodes scripts, not languages, so that's

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar (was: Semantic data in ConTeXt?)

2010-07-26 Thread John Haltiwanger
Whether it is useless/'no problem exists' is not up to you to decide: it is up to those who do find it important. As long as some people find it important, no childish dismissals will remove that importance. It seems the most successful/widely adopted form is to vary from 'he' to 'she' (so that

Re: [NTG-context] Grammar

2010-07-26 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 4:23 PM, Richard Stephens richard.steph...@converteam.com wrote: On 26-7-2010 11:48, John Haltiwanger wrote: It seems the most successful/widely adopted form is to vary from 'he' to 'she' (so that in one sentence you use one, in the next another). Some authors even

Re: [NTG-context] question about howto implement context on homeserver

2010-06-16 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 2:51 PM, mrheggiz janerik.hagg...@bredband.net wrote: HI ALL! This maybe discussed before. I ask anyway. I'm having a personal homeserver that is accessible anywhere with linux LAMP installed. Is there some way to install minimals and have a webpage with a function

Re: [NTG-context] Typographical Engineering in Context

2010-04-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
2010/4/3 Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد isha...@colostate.edu: Let's distinguish typographical engineering from typographical programming. This will not be a book on the latter per se. Typographical engineering can be done by a non-programmer -- structured and automated processing using

Re: [NTG-context] Typographical Engineering in Context

2010-04-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Marcin Borkowski mb...@atos.wmid.amu.edu.pl wrote: My 3 cents: if you want to have your thesis done *quickly* and in an easy, howto - recipe - faq way, just use LaTeX (probably with amsrefs/tikz/memoir/a few others).  If you want to do more unusual things, and

Re: [NTG-context] Typographical Engineering in Context

2010-04-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 5:08 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 4:58 PM, John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com wrote: Would that make it feasible to somehow chain Parrot's Lua to LuaTeX? parrot ~ luajit cfr. http://luajit.org/ Maybe some day luatex

Re: [NTG-context] Typographical Engineering in Context

2010-04-03 Thread John Haltiwanger
2010/4/3 Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد isha...@colostate.edu: It is a book on ConTeXt, but NOT a ConTeXtBook, ConTeXt Companion, or other clone. Rather, it aims to introduce Context as a general tool for typographical and typesetting engineering. Some of the philosophy of book design

Re: [NTG-context] Typographical Engineering in Context

2010-04-03 Thread John Haltiwanger
(at some point)? Would that make it feasible to somehow chain Parrot's Lua to LuaTeX? I'm not a true software engineer, just a self-taught tinkerer with wild ideas. I hadn't been thinking in such literate programming terms, but that sounds incredibly cool. 2010/4/3 John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book: A summary

2010-04-03 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Yet Another ConTeXt user context.u...@gmail.com wrote:    Pick up a pen and go 'n write    On any part of ConTeXt that you like A wiki article, a blog post, are good places to start People reading them will relish the knowledge it imparts You forgot to

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book: A summary

2010-04-03 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 6:13 PM, Yet Another ConTeXt user context.u...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 1:14 PM, John Haltiwanger john.haltiwan...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 3:58 PM, Yet Another ConTeXt user context.u...@gmail.com wrote:    Pick up a pen and go 'n write

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book: A summary

2010-04-03 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Alan BRASLAU alan.bras...@cea.fr wrote: On Saturday 03 April 2010 19:14:20 John Haltiwanger wrote: Also, I want to say that this kind of anonymous poetry is, to me, proof-positive of an excellent community. Beers all around (in Prague next September)! Ah

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book

2010-04-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
it turns out to be a joke :/ Regards, John Haltiwanger On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: On 2-4-2010 11:57, luigi scarso wrote: On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutena...@normalesup.org  wrote: Good news - if it isn't an April hoax

Re: [NTG-context] The ConTeXt book

2010-04-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Fri, Apr 2, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Hans Hagen pra...@wxs.nl wrote: well, i use mkiv exclusively so that might be a sign that it's not that bad; the main issue is to keep mkiv and luatex in sync Good to know :) I would much prefer mkiv as well, as luatex seems much easier to grok than TeX. I have

Re: [NTG-context] RCS/git server (was: Transliterator module, 2nd revision)

2010-03-11 Thread John Haltiwanger
Another option is Gitosis: http://swik.net/gitosis from http://scie.nti.st/2007/11/14/hosting-git-repositories-the-easy-and-secure-way: I have been asked more and more these days, How do I host a Git repository? Usually it is assumed that some access control beyond simply read-only is

Re: [NTG-context] Suggestions on fonts and foundries

2010-03-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
This site might provide a good place to ask further advice: http://typedia.com/forum/viewcategory/1/ On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Henning Hraban Ramm hra...@fiee.netwrote: Am 2010-03-01 um 04:54 schrieb Tom: Some time back I recall seeing a message in which someone discussed using

Re: [NTG-context] Footnote Failure

2010-02-22 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 5:23 PM, Khaled Hosny khaledho...@eglug.org wrote: On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 06:11:56PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote: btw, why not put the url defs somplace in your preamble, that way you have one spot to maintain them \setupinteraction[state=start] \starttext

[NTG-context] Footnote Failure

2010-02-20 Thread John Haltiwanger
syntax? I'm assuming pandoc aims for mkII over mkIV, but I thought I read that the interface had not changed. Sincerely, John Haltiwanger fail.tex Description: TeX document ___ If your question is of interest

Re: [NTG-context] What do you miss in ConTeXt?

2010-02-09 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 9:32 AM, Alan BRASLAU alan.bras...@cea.fr wrote: On Tuesday 09 February 2010 03:50:27 Curiouslearn wrote: I hope (and this perhaps has nothing to do with the brilliant Context development team) is that journals start accepting Context files. While I use context for

Re: [NTG-context] What do you miss in ConTeXt?

2010-02-08 Thread John Haltiwanger
I'd just like to chime in that a new bibliography system would be first suggestion for ConTeXt. I've only used BibTeX a few times, and never BibLaTeX (because I'd already switched to ConTeXT), but it's inflexibility makes it unworkable. Ideally ConTeXt could provide its general sensible-ness (and

Re: [NTG-context] What do you miss in ConTeXt?

2010-02-08 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Philipp Gesang pges...@ix.urz.uni-heidelberg.de wrote: On 2010-02-08 16:12:09, Hans Hagen wrote: fyi: the whole bin stuff will be redone in mkiv. some of it is already done. 1 - mkii compatible support (built in, no module) 2 - loading of bib databases

[NTG-context] Changes in simplefonts

2010-02-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
Hi all, So the following used to work perfectly, but no longer does: \usemodule[simplefonts] \setmainfont[Liberation-Serif] \starttext I feel so Liberated that {\ConTeXt} can see all my system fonts! \stoptext I don't seem to remember changing any configuration in order to get ConTeXt to see

Re: [NTG-context] Changes in simplefonts

2010-02-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
-context/tex/context/base/context.tex MTXrun | current version: 2010.02.01 11:19 % luatex --version This is LuaTeX, Version beta-0.50.0-2009122419 ~~ On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.02.10 12:43, schrieb John Haltiwanger: Hi

Re: [NTG-context] Changes in simplefonts

2010-02-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
and then update my minimals? On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 3:11 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.02.10 14:35, schrieb John Haltiwanger: Alright! Thanks Wolfgang! However, I'm running into another weirdness: all the text is italicized. I uploaded a new version today

Re: [NTG-context] Changes in simplefonts

2010-02-02 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfg...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 02.02.10 15:18, schrieb John Haltiwanger: Thanks Wolfgang! simplefonts is an amazing tool to tide me over until I take the time to tackle the native font stuff (which seems to be too in flux

[NTG-context] A thesis not just using, but on, ConTeXt.

2010-01-04 Thread John Haltiwanger
se. The final proposal presentation is yet to happen, so I have time to make changes. Sincerely, John Haltiwanger ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg

Re: [NTG-context] Using ConTeXt for a thesis?

2009-12-20 Thread John Haltiwanger
ConTeXt is great because there is only one system to learn. As was already mentioned, it is much more consistent than LaTeX. One tip is to make sure you are using the electronic version, rather than the print version, of the ConTeXt manual. Any time you want to accomplish something, just click

Re: [NTG-context] [OT] goosh

2009-10-29 Thread John Haltiwanger
That site was up for only a couple days before Lightspeed Content Filter labelled it a security proxy at the library where I used to work. Drove me crazy, as it is definitely the best interface for Google ;) On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 9:31 PM, luigi scarso luigi.sca...@gmail.comwrote:

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-27 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 7:07 PM, Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.li...@gmail.comwrote: John Haltiwanger john.haltiwanger at gmail.com writes: [...] Markdown with RDFa on the side will suit quite nicely, thanks to pandoc. Actually, you can embed the RDFa within the markdown files if you like. div

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-26 Thread John Haltiwanger
In any case, I'd worry less about the technology, and more about what you need from it. That will make it easier to figure out which approach is best. Bruce Markdown with RDFa on the side will suit quite nicely, thanks to pandoc. The desire for semantical documents sounds like it will be

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Henning Hraban Ramm hra...@fiee.netwrote: Am 2009-05-24 um 19:17 schrieb John Haltiwanger: 1) Can environment files be used across documents, or is it generally understood that every ConTeXt document requires its own environment formatting? (The latter

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
I am not averse to rolling my own, I am just confused why, if environments are so powerful and flexible (flexible meaning one can easily change things, unlike document classes), there are no pre-rolled environments available. I am thinking here of standardized thesis environments for

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutena...@normalesup.org wrote: Since Arthur implies that an XML output might one day be feasible, Note that the final estimate for the stable release of LuaTeX is 2012, but the backend features may be available

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
Yes, that is the comment. Thank you for the heads up :) On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutena...@normalesup.org wrote: Nice, glad to hear it. Also of interest are new semantic tagging facilities for PDF in the newest proposal for ISO 32000, mentioned by an Adobe

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
Thank you Aditya. All that makes sense to me. It is quite clear from everyone's responses that the person on c.t.t who claimed ConTeXt is only for one-offs was not correct. On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 2:26 PM, Aditya Mahajan adit...@umich.edu wrote: On Mon, 25 May 2009, John Haltiwanger wrote

Re: [NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-25 Thread John Haltiwanger
-sections --standalone -H header.tex -w context file.pdc -o file.tex $ texexec file.tex i think Aditya has some documents floating around somewhere. John Haltiwanger wrote: Thank you Arthur, Mohamed, and Hans for pointing me towards the available modules. As far as working towards semantical

[NTG-context] Seeking a Deeper ConTeXt: Questions for Initializing

2009-05-24 Thread John Haltiwanger
Hello, My name is John and I'm a nearly brand new TeX convert. All it took was one letter I wanted to look nice and now I know I will never craft an important document in another format again. Now, an obvious entry point is LaTeX, and indeed my first TeX document used this macro package.