Converting markdown to PDF

Steve Litt slitt at
Thu Jun 17 13:34:49 UTC 2021

Jean-Marc Lasgouttes said on Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:24:06 +0200

>Le 17/06/2021 à 03:24, Steve Litt a écrit :
>> What we need, and we've needed for over a decade is a real, style for
>> style, syntactically complete HTML export, or lacking that, finally
>> finish the job, started a decade ago, of making LyX' native language
>> format valid and well formed XML. Do that and I'll make a LyX to
>> (x)HTML converter that drops no styles nor adds styles for silly
>> stuff like not indenting the first paragraph in a sequence of
>> same-styled paragraphs, and is suitable for a high quality ePub and
>> other flowing text eBooks.  
>DocBook5 is coming. Does this fit your needs?

Probably not. Nothing depending on Pandoc fits my needs. Also, the LyX
to Pandoc conversion would need to preserve styles.

The proposition is simple. LyX allows any sort of character or
paragraph style (environment). Documents consist of text with styles
applied, NOT text with appearance applied. The styles should be passed
through all the way to the exported format.


Steve Litt 
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