Littré typesetting

Littré typesetting

Typesetting Émile Littré’s “dictionary of the French language”, written in Python and LaTeX with less than 100 lines of code.

You can download the result (88 MB) or check the source code.

Littré typesetting

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The structured data came from XMLittré, made by François Gannaz. Those files, stored in /xml, are licensed under the CC-BY-SA license. The xml files are extrated and transformed into a simple tex file (located in /tex) thanks to script.py. Then, littre.tex produces the final output littre.pdf.

The source code is freely available on GitHub and published under the MIT license.


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