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CTAN Update: noweb

Date: June 30, 2018 8:26:42 PM CEST
Norman Ramsey submitted an update to the noweb package. Version: 2.12 2018-06-20 License: other-free bsd2 Summary description: A simple extensible literate programming tool Announcement text:
This update fixes some minor bugs, removes incompatibilities with recent POSIX standards, and closes a long-standing security hole.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/noweb The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/web/noweb/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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noweb – A simple extensible literate programming tool

Noweb is designed to meet the needs of literate programmers while remaining as simple as possible. Its primary advantages are simplicity, extensibility, and language-independence. Noweb uses 5 control sequences to WEB’s 27. The noweb manual is only 4 and a bit pages; an additional page explains how to customize its output. Noweb works “out of the box” with any programming language, and supports , , and HTML back ends. A back end to support full hypertext or indexing takes about 250 lines; a simpler one can be written in 40 lines of awk. Noweb does not prettyprint natively, but supports prettyprinting through such third-party filters as pretzel and dpp.

Version2.12 2018-06-20
Copyright1989–2018 Norman Ramsey
MaintainerNorman Ramsey



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