Publishing Genera doc in HTML (was: About lispOS...)
Thu, 08 May 1997 14:42:32 -0700
Kalman Reti wrote:
> Date: Sun, 4 May 1997 21:06 EDT
> From: "Luca Pisati" <email@example.com>
> Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 13:30 EDT
> From: Luca Pisati <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > A nice thing to have would be a "Document Examiner to HTML"
> > converter. You would put >10000 pages Lisp machine documentation
> > online.
> Does anybody in this list still works at Symbolics ?
> Do you mean: Yes, I work at Symbolics,
> Yes, I work at Symbolics.
Wow, it was I while I didn't see this address:
> and yes we could
> authorize the Web publication of LispM documentation ?
> Almost. I've talked about publishing the documentation on the Web to my
> management, and thought some about what it would take to do it, but haven't
> yet been given a go-ahead to actually do it.
I hope this will happen.
> Could the Genera doc be made available in HTML or PDF format
> through the Web ?
> It's been on my list of things to do. There was a rumor that someone in
> Germany had actually done some working to get the document examiner
> to output to html, but both John Mallery and my attempts to contact
> the revelant party never received
> any answer.
> Well, I work at what was Symbolics Graphics Division (and now
> is Nichimen Graphics). So I do have all the equipment for trying
> to do that. If I reach some goal, could the doc be made publicly
> available ?
> I think so, but I'll have to check with management to be certain. If I were
> to do the project, I'd use John Mallery's CL-HTTP server and just output HTML
> from the document database instead of styled text (to the Lispm window version)
> or postscript (to the printed version).
That's a possibility.
> (Even whitout an HTML converter, Document examiner can print
> postcript to files, which can be turned into PDF)
> Again, PDF from Postcript, even without Hyperlinks, could
> be a first step to make a lot of people on this list know
> what LispM were all about.
Please let me know if any decision happens.
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