CTAN has a new package: TeXmate

Jim Hefferon ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Sat Mar 19 15:49:13 CET 2005

A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon make
its way to your favorite mirror.

Thank you for the package,
Jim Hefferon

The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: TeXmate
Author's name: Federico Garcia
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/texmate
Summary description: Comprehensive Chess Annotation in LaTeX
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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TeXmate formats chess games from very simple ascii input. The clean 
"1. e4 e5; 2. Nf3 Nc6; 3. Bb5 a6" will produce the same results as the 
sloppier "1  e4 e5; Nf3 Nc6 3.. Bb5 a6". The resulting format is fully 

There are 4 levels of commentary: 1 is the main game, 2-3 are commentaries. 
Each has its fonts, punctuation marks, etc., and these are also 

The package includes a tool for the creation of diagrams.
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You can have a look at the package at
although you may get a better network connection by visiting a mirror 
of CTAN that is near to you; see 

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