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From: Matthew Lundin <mdl@imapmail.org>
To: Felipe Csaszar <fcsaszar@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: exporting from org-mode to S-expressions
Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2009 13:50:18 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2vdpjq6j9.fsf@fastmail.fm> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <loom.20090403T185702-56@post.gmane.org> (Felipe Csaszar's message of "Fri\, 3 Apr 2009 19\:07\:51 +0000 \(UTC\)")

Hi Felipe,

Felipe Csaszar <fcsaszar@gmail.com> writes:

> Has anyone thought about a general framework for exporting Org
> documents? I seem to recall from somewhere that it was possible to
> export an Org document to a lisp S-expression, and then parse the
> S-expression to generate the desired output. But have not seen this
> implemented.
>
> The benefit of this approach is that then building an exporter to any
> output format becomes trivial. In fact a translator, let's say from
> Org to Beamer, could be implemented as just one function that
> describes how each lisp tag translates into a Beamer tag, instead of a
> 1500+ lines-long program such org-export-latex.el.
>
> It would be very beneficial to have such a general translation framework
> implemented in Org.

I believe the most recent talk about a generic export framework was in
this thread:

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/11930/focus=11939

Best,
Matt

      reply	other threads:[~2009-04-05 18:50 UTC|newest]

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2009-04-03 19:07 Felipe Csaszar
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