Re: [greenstone-devel] expand_macros.pl

From Katherine Don
DateTue, 20 Sep 2005 14:18:42 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-devel] expand_macros.pl
In-Reply-To (4315E994-8040402-gmx-net)
Hi Jens

Thanks for the update. I have committed the new version to CVS so it
will be in the next release.

Thanks,
Katherine

jens wille wrote:
> hi katherine! hi all!
>
> i wanted to let you know that i have a new version - which i
> consider almost final. it's got all the basic features that i think
> it should have:
>
> - additional/collection-specific macro files can be included
>
> - macros set within the server can be included (though this might
> not be of much help without reading the respective source file)
>
> - readline support and persistent history for interactive browse mode
>
> - interactive commands for browse mode
>
> - read files from within interactive browse mode
>
> - search for macros that use certain macros ("reverse" search)
>
> - search for strings (regular expressions) in macro definitions
>
> TODO:
>
> - add "reverse search" and "string search" for browse mode
>
> - handle macro options better (v, c, l, ...?) - at present there's
> only rudimentary support for "v"
>
> - ...any suggestions?
>
> it can be downloaded from:
> <http://blackwinter.de/tmp/expand_macros.pl.gz>
>
> NOTE: you need to have the (possibly non-standard?) perl modules
> 'Getopt::Long' and 'Term::ReadLine' installed (though they should be
> part of any standard perl installation on linux; on windows you can
> use the ppm program to install them)
>
> feedback is appreciated :-)
>
> cheers & have fun with it ;-)
> jens
>
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