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Olin mentions the Markup language, which I extended so that I could write my thesis and generate both HTML and Latex. Here's the resulting web version: http://draves.org/cmu-research/diss/main.html

All the diagrams and charts were made by calling out to external programs like dot and gplot, with the source all held in one big text file, edited with emacs of course.

that was finished in 1997.

heh i found it's still available for download with samples: http://draves.org/cmu-research/markup/markup.html bonus points for getting it to run.

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