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