[NTG-context] new mkiv beta

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 28 21:27:01 CET 2008


On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:59:06 +0100
Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I uploaded a beta release. The biggest change is that image inclusion in 
> mkiv has changed. Currently it's still some mix of tex and lua code, and 
> the backend code is somewhat messy (and not complete yet) but it's a 
> first step towards lua doing things. This will only work with a e recent 
> luatex.
> 
> The advantage is that file searching in lua is more robust (and when 
> many search paths are used, also faster). Image conversion has been 
> moved to lua too, but currently still uses pdftops (also for svg) but 
> that may move to lua as well. Figure libraries are supported by default 
> now.

Hi Hans,

I tried my example for nested section environments with mkiv xml setup
and noticed it is broken again :-(

Wolfgang


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