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LaTeX mark-up as a generic mark-up language

Tremendous benefits can accrue, if TeX-like mark-up could be used in lieu of html and its variants, where a requirement exists to have a document both as (All)TeX mark-up and html format. There ...
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Add a marker to the left of the text

I want to mark certain points in my text by adding a marker 0.5cm outside the left margin of the text (at the hight of the point that is to be marked out). The marker is drawn with tikz but could ...
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Active characters in linguistics

What are the pros and cons of using active characters instead of macros in text? Would it make sense to implement a “simplified markup” parser in Latex to make code more readable? Rationale ...
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Typesetting programming packages/libraries in LaTeX

When referring to programming packages/libraries (such as matplotlib for example) within a LaTeX document should one typeset it to denote it as a package/library name? Such as using \texttt{}?
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An environment which parses periods differently to redefine their behavior

I have a collection of documents that I want to read into a LaTeX environment. The problem is that these documents are not exactly formatted the way I would like. I would like to create an ...