Registered 2008-01-31 by Torsten Bronger

Bobcat is a compiler that transforms Bobcat documents, given as a text file, to various output formats such as PDF, ODT, HTML, RTF etc.

It is intended to be a simple-to-use alternative to the LaTeX markup language. A Bobcat document is a text file with all elements needed for demanding scientific publications such as papers, theses, and the like. In contrast to LaTeX, its syntax is strictly specified.

At the moment, the project is in the planning phase, so co-developers are not yet needed. I hope to get soon to a level when others can contribute without getting in the way of each other. Comments on the syntax specification are already welcomed, though.

The provisional project logo was derived from a picture by Bernard Landgraf and is published under the terms of the GFDL.

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Torsten Bronger
Torsten Bronger
MIT / X / Expat Licence

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  • Unit tests on 2008-04-25
    Bobcat's doctests have been converted to unit tests, and further tests were a...
  • The Great Renaming on 2008-04-12
    All remains of the name "gummi" are now gone. Bobcat is called Bobcat comple...
  • Cross referencing infrastructure finished on 2008-03-02
    Bobcat now has the code to handle cross references, citations, text blocks, f...