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Re: [Axiom-developer] How was axiom's bookvol10.2.pamphlet file generate

From: Grigory Sarnitskiy
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] How was axiom's bookvol10.2.pamphlet file generated?
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 16:19:49 +0400

08.08.2011, 00:25, address@hidden:
> The pamphlet file was hand generated. Pamphlet files are the source
> code of the system.All of the pamphlet files are source code and are
> hand generated in latex.
> The system is moving to using pure latex rather than using noweb for the
> pamphlet format. A new latex "chunk" environment was written to support
> this. All of the new latex macros are in the axiom.sty file. Volume 10.2
> (the category structure) is still in noweb format for the moment but this
> will change.
> Axiom's source structure is being moved from the "tree-of-tiny-files"
> structure into a "literate software" structure. The process involves
> rewriting the source code into straight common lisp. Each function is
> rewritten and placed into one of the pamphlets in the books directory.
> This phase takes a while as there are about 1M "things of code" that
> need to be rewritten. Work is currently being done in volume 5 (the
> interpreter) and volume 9 (the compiler).
> The next step is to organize and document the system using these books.
> The ultimate idea is that you will be able to read the system as a
> series of novels, moving from ideas to implementation.
> Volume 10.2 (categories) is the category structure of the system.
> It is currently in alphabetical order but that will change in whatever
> way needed to support the human documentation.
> Tim Daly

And how were graphs generated from this pamphlet? I mean dotfull and dotabb. 
The latter is supplied with axiom sources (in axiom/src/axiom-website), but I 
want to have dot source for the full name graph.

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