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  • Hello, updates for PP::Package and Pod::PP have entered both SourceForge and CPAN. The Windows all-in-one distribution is updated, the Linux all-in-one distribution shall follow. These updates are ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Apr 22, 2006 at 10:35 pm
    Apr 22, 2006 at 10:35 pm
  • Hello, the German Perl Workshop often is a kick to PerlPoint development, so now that it took place for this year I just updated a bunch of PerlPoint distributions both on CPAN and SF, including both ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Mar 11, 2006 at 10:10 pm
    Mar 11, 2006 at 10:10 pm
  • Hello, due to a non common Zip format version (6.0) 0.01 could not be read by all archivers. If you cannot unpack it please try the free 7Zip to handle it. For new downloads I just released a 0.01a ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 21, 2006 at 12:34 pm
    Jan 21, 2006 at 12:34 pm
  • Hello, after a few days the binary package is available for Linux now as well, named PerlPoint-binary-lin and available at SourceForge (due to its size I don't think it is welcome on CPAN, but that's ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 19, 2006 at 10:58 pm
    Jan 19, 2006 at 10:58 pm
  • Hello, a new package, PerlPoint-binary-win, is available at SourceForge. It contains a perlpoint.exe built with PAR's pp that can be used out of the box, without installation of perl or additional ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 14, 2006 at 11:31 am
    Jan 14, 2006 at 11:31 am
  • Hello, I just released several updates both on CPAN and SourceForge. Updates for PP::Package, PP::Generator::XML and PP::Generator::XML::XHTML besides fixes most importantly bring these changes: * ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 8, 2006 at 5:38 pm
    Jan 8, 2006 at 5:38 pm
  • Hello, SourceForge provides a homepage for each project. The PerlPoint project homepage at http://perlpoint.sourceforge.net/ now has real content: an overview, a quick start section, the tutorial, ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Nov 13, 2005 at 11:27 pm
    Nov 13, 2005 at 11:27 pm
  • Hello, last week I released a bunch of modules which grew up in silence for a while. First, there is the new PP::Package 0.40. It has a few new features, most of them in the API for converter ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Nov 13, 2005 at 11:23 pm
    Nov 13, 2005 at 11:23 pm
  • Hello, a first PerlPoint application was released today. PerlPoint applications are programs written in form of PerlPoint documents. PerlPointCD allows to easily build and maintain conference CDs, as ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:54 pm
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:54 pm
  • Hello, I just released version 0.39 of the package. This is a feature release. Documents do not need to be adapted. On the other hand, to make use of the new features, you need adapted converters. ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:38 pm
    Jan 18, 2004 at 7:38 pm
  • Hello, in the occasion of Roberts mail we decided to announce that PerlPoint became a SourceForge project. It is to be found at www.sourceforge.net/projects/perlpoint. We started the site a while ago ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Feb 1, 2003 at 12:33 am
    Feb 1, 2003 at 12:33 am
  • I've been using perlpoint for a while now, to generate fairly complex suites of HTML pages, and also documents that I can both print via LaTeX and distribute via the web. There were a few places ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 31, 2003 at 12:35 am
    Feb 5, 2003 at 9:36 pm
  • Hello, I just releaed these two packages, PerlPoint::Package 0.38 and Pod::PerlPoint 0.03. PerlPoint::Package fixes a few bugs, especially in the paragraph filter implementation. I used pfilters in a ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 4, 2003 at 11:08 pm
    Jan 4, 2003 at 11:08 pm
  • Hello, I just released a first public version of Pod::PerlPoint, a supplementary package that provides a POD = PerlPoint translator module and a ready to run translator pod2pp. It was successfully ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Dec 19, 2002 at 11:48 pm
    Dec 19, 2002 at 11:48 pm
  • pp2html claims to support deifntion lists, and the parser seems to have some code for it... but nowhere is the syntax for marking up definition lists given. It seems the ability to embed lists would ...
    Jerrad PierceJerrad Pierce
    Aug 7, 2002 at 6:13 pm
    Aug 7, 2002 at 8:53 pm
  • Hi All, I am using the Net::Telnet module from NT to telnet to unix boxes successfully. We are migrating to SSH and wondering if there is any Perl Module which can do the same trick. Or can I use the ...
    Ramasubramaniam, NarayanRamasubramaniam, Narayan
    May 28, 2002 at 8:24 pm
    May 28, 2002 at 8:24 pm
  • Hello, for the templates of pp2html, I had a look at the HTML::Template module. I think it is definitely one of the modules to be taken into account and only needs a few prerequisites. But there ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Apr 27, 2002 at 12:41 pm
    Apr 27, 2002 at 12:41 pm
  • Hello, I just published a new version of PerlPoint::Package via CPAN. It is a maintenance update that does not require new converters - so documents and converters do not need to be updated. ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Apr 27, 2002 at 11:53 am
    Apr 27, 2002 at 11:53 am
  • Not yet. I'll post this part back to the list as well, as it might be of interest for other people, too. I'm not using DocBook yet, but if someone is interested in implementing such a converter, I'd ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Apr 17, 2002 at 8:54 am
    Apr 17, 2002 at 8:54 am
  • Hello, I'm working on a new (and almost ready) package version and just recognized that the test suite fails under 5.005. ;-( The code seems to work slightly different in perl 5.6 and perl 5.005. ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Apr 16, 2002 at 10:20 pm
    Apr 17, 2002 at 10:36 pm
  • Is the source for the tree applet available anywhere? I'm finding it is horribly unstable in Netscape (4.7): it will only run for a few minutes before locking Netscape up completely. Java in Netscape ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Apr 6, 2002 at 3:47 pm
    Apr 6, 2002 at 7:58 pm
  • I've found a problem with pp2html. pp2html tries to detect empty table cells, and plant an " " in them to make them look sensible when the HTML is rendered. Unfortunately, the way it detects ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Mar 25, 2002 at 11:12 am
    Mar 25, 2002 at 11:12 am
  • I've found a misfeature of pp2latex that is so severe that I'd call it a bug! A link like... \L{url=foo}<bah translates into commands that typeset the URL in small font, and then put the body. This ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Mar 23, 2002 at 12:25 pm
    Mar 25, 2002 at 8:17 am
  • (see attached text) Regard, Lorenz
    LorenzLorenz
    Mar 19, 2002 at 10:21 am
    Mar 25, 2002 at 10:21 pm
  • I've found a bug in pp2latex. The code.... =Background *Blah *Blah *A Sublist *Foo *Bar *Wub Generates \section{Example} \begin{itemize} \item Blay \item Blah \item A Sublist \end{itemize} % Shift ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Mar 16, 2002 at 2:07 pm
    Mar 16, 2002 at 2:07 pm
  • Dear List: My cpan-module is not well-installed : <procedures to install 1. choose full_install to install linux ( Redhat or slackware), type "rpm -q perl" to make sure it's well_installed . 2. ...
    HenryHenry
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:39 am
    Feb 21, 2002 at 5:39 am
  • Hm, I never wrote HTML into a source directly, but yes, it should work .... and then, you could include such a tag and the results would be as described, indeed. Nevertheless, as you might expect ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Feb 1, 2002 at 1:15 am
    Feb 1, 2002 at 1:15 am
  • The problem is that embedded Perl ist executed at parsing time, and the parser doesn't know about any results. HTML results are pages, SDF results are chapters in a one-in-all document (currently), ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 30, 2002 at 9:25 pm
    Jan 30, 2002 at 11:32 pm
  • There are two types of PerlPoint innards. The frameset (Package) innards are described in "How to write a converter" which comes with the parser package. Of course, this is intended to be read by ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jan 30, 2002 at 9:25 pm
    Jan 30, 2002 at 9:25 pm
  • The manual page for LOCALTOC that came with PerlPoint Converters tells me that... type: linked makes each listed subchapter title a link to the related chapter. Note that this feature depends on the ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 30, 2002 at 12:15 am
    Jan 30, 2002 at 10:46 am
  • I was trying to find a way to plant "full featured" links into a slide. That is, links with javascript functions to do mouse rollovers and the like. It would be easy with a \EMBED, except that I ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 30, 2002 at 12:05 am
    Jan 30, 2002 at 9:25 pm
  • I'd like to construct a menu of pointers to key points in the output from Perlpoint. Modulo the problem with the link going too far down the page, I could do this using text links by means of ... ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 28, 2002 at 11:48 pm
    Jan 29, 2002 at 12:14 am
  • How do I explicitly link from one slide to another? In other words, how to I manually construct a (partial) contents table. I thought the answer was to use a \SECTIONREF{name=target_name} but this ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 25, 2002 at 4:22 pm
    Jan 25, 2002 at 11:12 pm
  • ANNOUNCE: YAPC::Europe::2002 (Munich) - Call for Participation http://www.yapc.org/Europe/ Look forward to seeing you there. Norbert Gruener -- Ceterum censeo | PGP encrypted mail preferred. Redmond ...
    Norbert GruenerNorbert Gruener
    Jan 25, 2002 at 7:22 am
    Jan 25, 2002 at 7:22 am
  • I'm a PerlPoint Newbie. So far, I like what I see, but there seems to be one thing I'd really like to do, but I can't. Can anyone help? I want to put a navigation bar part way down my pages. I know ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 24, 2002 at 1:15 pm
    Jan 25, 2002 at 11:12 pm
  • I'm a PerlPoint Newbie. I've just fetched and installed it, and I'm starting to feel my way. I have a comment on my experience so far: When installing Perlpoint, I fetched the tar files from CPAN ...
    Robert InderRobert Inder
    Jan 24, 2002 at 12:17 pm
    Jan 24, 2002 at 4:17 pm
  • Hi all, this is the announcement for the release 1.01 of PerlPoint::Converters. There have been many changes, including a package "PerlPoint::Converters" with some docu and common functions used ...
    LorenzLorenz
    Dec 21, 2001 at 2:17 pm
    Dec 21, 2001 at 2:17 pm
  • Hello, it has been quiet silent here for a while, so I assume everything works well ;-) Nevertheless, there's an update of the package, I just released version 0.36. The roots of this release lay in ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Dec 11, 2001 at 10:20 pm
    Dec 11, 2001 at 10:20 pm
  • Hello, has anyone access to a Linux system on Sparc? Could you please try to install PerlPoint::Package there and report how it works? Someone using this system had trouble to install the package (no ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Aug 11, 2001 at 2:54 am
    Aug 14, 2001 at 9:53 am
  • I've just installed the most recent versions of PerlPoint::Parser and PerlPoint:Converters, and I've a bit of a problem: the \B, \C, and \I tags aren't getting processed for pp2latex. I know I'm nit ...
    Joe McMahonJoe McMahon
    Aug 3, 2001 at 9:44 pm
    Aug 9, 2001 at 8:28 pm
  • Hello, together, I have just fixed the test suite which was broken in the 0.11 release. Please use this release instead of 0.11. Sorry for the inconvenience. Regards, Lorenz -- Aufgepasst - jetzt ...
    Lorenz DomkeLorenz Domke
    Aug 3, 2001 at 4:56 pm
    Aug 3, 2001 at 4:56 pm
  • Hello, the mentioned updates just arrived at CPAN. These are minor updates but we recommend to install them. ;-) What's new? Here is the Converters changelog: - Bullet bug fixed: When there was no ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jul 27, 2001 at 6:28 pm
    Jul 27, 2001 at 6:28 pm
  • hi, seems like the PerlPoint-Converters package is missing the Getopt::ArgvFile dependancy. - ask -- ask bjoern hansen, http://ask.netcetera.dk/ !try; do();
    Ask Bjoern HansenAsk Bjoern Hansen
    Jul 22, 2001 at 4:53 am
    Jul 22, 2001 at 1:51 pm
  • Lorenz DomkeLorenz Domke
    Jul 3, 2001 at 8:25 pm
    Jul 3, 2001 at 8:25 pm
  • The PerlPoint-Converters Package 0.10 has been uploaded to CPAN ================================================================ This is a major release and you will need version 0.34 of the ...
    Lorenz DomkeLorenz Domke
    Jun 17, 2001 at 4:09 pm
    Jun 17, 2001 at 4:09 pm
  • Hello, it's been quite silent here for a while, and no PerlPoint news were published for a long time. But behind the scenes we were working on new versions of the toolkit. While I'm sending this out, ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jun 16, 2001 at 2:23 pm
    Jun 16, 2001 at 2:23 pm
  • Hello, there are several PerlPoint news. First, as these are the days of YAPC, a PerlPoint talk shall be given at YAPC::Europe this August. Possibly we will meet there? If there are special things or ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Jun 16, 2001 at 10:02 am
    Jun 16, 2001 at 10:02 am
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    Hi all, i'm trying to create a PDF on the fly with Perl on a windows and unix enviroment. I've tried using PDF::CREATE but i don't seem to know how to display images etc Has anyone got some example ...
    Peter GibbonsPeter Gibbons
    May 18, 2001 at 10:46 am
    May 21, 2001 at 6:24 am
  • Hello, Lorenz found out today that 0's in macro names were not accepted by the parser. Ironically, the document part parsed wrong was written once by me ;-) Ok, this will of course be fixed in the ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Mar 22, 2001 at 10:34 pm
    Mar 22, 2001 at 10:34 pm
  • Hello, just another poposal, but there's more code today ;-) In the mentioned workshop brainstorming, Johan also mentioned "tag templates". We did not speak about this but I made a note inside. ...
    Jochen StenzelJochen Stenzel
    Mar 19, 2001 at 10:24 pm
    Mar 26, 2001 at 9:06 pm
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