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Frank Mittelbach <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 3 Feb 1997 20:39:15 +0100
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Ernst Molitor writes:

 > just a few days ago, I came across the xindy package written by Roger Kehr and
 > available at
 > While I haven't really used xindy until now, from reading the docs, it seems to
 > offer a very sound and well-designed solution to many (maybe even next to all)
 > problems of index generation. It's a stand-alone program aiming at generating
 > indexes for a number of different types of documents, among them, of course,
 > those written in TeX or LaTeX, Is this, by chance, the system that you mention
 > in your posting as the one that Joachim Schrod is involved in?

most likely this is (part of?) the outcome of that project, at least
it lives on a server which makes it very likely that this is the case.

 > Please accept my thanks for your fascinating and extremely
 > important and useful work in the TeX/LaTeX arena. While I have no
 > formal education in any field related to EDP, yet "The LaTeX Companion"  was
 > a most enjoyable book to read, a fact that, IMHO, clearly demonstrates
 > that the book must be counted among the few really good ones. Thank you!

thanks a lot