'sli' is not 'slitex' ?

'sli' is not 'slitex' ?

Post by Ian Couroul » Wed, 04 Aug 1993 04:03:46



Thanks to all those that e-mailed and suggested that 'sli'
could be the slide macro package for TeX called 'slitex'.
Well, it appears that this is not the case (read on if
interested).

My original question was -

       I'm having a rough stab in the dark here and posting
       to a number of relevant (?) news groups.

       Has anyone used (or heard of) a program called sli ?

       -------------------------------------------------------
       DVIFILES = C++-adts.dvi C++-inherit.dvi \
                  C++-advanced-examples.dvi C++-mem-mgnt.dvi \
           [...]

       .SUFFIXES: .sli .dvi
           .sli.dvi:
                sli $<

       all: $(DVIFILES)
       -------------------------------------------------------

       [...]

Some suggested that I replace the 'sli' with 'slitex'.

tex and slitex appear to be the same (I originally tried tex):
-rwxrwxr-x  4 root       229376 Mar 12 12:39 /usr/local/bin/slitex
-rwxrwxr-x  4 root       229376 Mar 12 12:39 /usr/local/bin/tex

In any instance, the following occurs (with both tex and slitex):

% make
slitex C++-adts.sli
This is TeX, C Version 3.14t3
(C++-adts.sli
SliTeX Version 2.09 <8 Jun 1988>
*error.  See*manual for explanation.
              Type  H <return>  for immediate help.

<to be read again>
                   O
l.1 O
     bject-Oriented Design and Programming
?

The '.sli' files are plain text and have no directives such
as \begin{document} at all.

About the only thing that is non-standard text in these '.sli'
files is directives like this:

`push`: T $\times$ "STACK"[T] $\rightarrorow$ "STACK"[T]

and a few ^L characters as well.

If anyone is interested and wants to take a look at these files,
they can ftp to ftp.th-darmstadt.de:

/pub/programming/languages/C++/documentation/C++-slides.tar.Z

I guess I'll just take them to a word processor and edit them manually
before I print them.

Ian.
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