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Will Robertson <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 28 Mar 2008 14:03:25 +1030
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On 28/03/2008, at 1:03 PM, Paul Thompson wrote:
> Is there some document somewhere which lays out the objectives of  
> the new system?  I have long had some notions which I believe will  
> improve functionality.  Before making them, I would like to see that  
> plans for the system.

I believe the "user interface" to LaTeX3 has not yet been thoroughly  
researched. This is as good as it gets, as far as I'm aware:

However, a lot of work has been done on the underlying programming  

I'd like to see a more modular, CSS-lile, interface to most LaTeX  
objects, from section headings to inserting figures. But I'll have to  
finish my PhD before I even start to experiment...

For example: (just off the top of my head)

   short-name={This is the toc title},
   mark-name={This is the title in the header},
]{This is the title}

   caption={This is the caption},
   short-caption={Caption in LoF},

   Bold , Header , Row ;
   1 , 2 , 3 ;
   4 , 5 , 6 ;