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Is ConTeXt compatible with the memoir class?

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ConTeXt is not syntax compatible with memoir, as lockstep has already mentioned. However, it is feature compatible: anything that you do using memoir is also possible using ConTeXt...although, you will have to use a different syntax. (IMO ConTeXt's consistent and key-value driven syntax is its main advantage over LaTeX) – Aditya Feb 26 '12 at 17:20

No. memoir is a document class written for the LaTeX format (more precisely, for its version 2e). The first code lines of memoir read:

  [2011/03/06 v3.6j configurable book, report, article document class]
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