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Re: scientific publishing process (was Re: Cost and access)

From: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:49:28 +0100
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfpschneider@gmail.com>
Cc: Luca Matteis <lmatteis@gmail.com>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, "Daniel Schwabe" <dschwabe@inf.puc-rio.br>, W3C Semantic Web IG <semantic-web@w3.org>, W3C LOD Mailing List <public-lod@w3.org>, Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>, Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Message-ID: <87mw98gcjr.fsf@newcastle.ac.uk>
"Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfpschneider@gmail.com> writes:
>>>> tex4ht takes the slight strange approach of having an strange and
>>>> incomprehensible command line, and then lots of scripts which do default
>>>> options, of which xhmlatex is one. In my installation, they've only put
>>>> the basic ones into the path, so I ran this with
>>>> /usr/share/tex4ht/xhmlatex.
>>>> Phil
>>> So someone has to package this up so that it can be easily used.  Before then,
>>> how can it be required for conferences?
>> http://svn.gnu.org.ua/sources/tex4ht/trunk/bin/ht/unix/xhmlatex
> Somehow this is not in my tex4ht package.
> In any case, the HTML output it produces is dreadful.   Text characters, even
> outside math, are replaced by numeric XML character entity references.

So, I am willing to spend some time getting this to work. I would like
to plug some ESWC papers into tex4ht, to get some HTML which works plain
and also with Sarven's templates so that it *looks* like a PDF.

Would you be willing to a) try it and b) give worked and short test
cases for things that do not work?

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