Re: Issues with literate programming DSSSL Script

Subject: Re: Issues with literate programming DSSSL Script
From: Brandon Ibach <bibach@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 1999 17:33:25 -0600
Quoting Wroth, Mark <MARK.WROTH@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> If I correctly understand what Javadoc does, LaTeX has a mode like this also
> (called 'doc'), intended for documenting LaTeX class and style files.  But
> unless I'm missing something, it does not have a mechanism for re-ordering
> the input in the "tangle" phase (which is essentially non-existent with this
> approach).  With some languages this is not a serious problem (DSSSL, for
> example). But I would have thought that it was an issue for Java.
   I'm not that familiar with the formal details of literate
programming, per se, so what, exactly, is the "tangle" phase all
   I can't imagine why you'd want a literate programming system to
re-order anything in your code, particularly in Java.  *shrug*

-Brandon :)

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