[Dev-luatex] Cron <luatex at boekplan> /var/www/luatex.org/www/bin/luatex-svn

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Apr 27 16:47:39 CEST 2012


On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 01:01:15PM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> One of the conceptual differences is
> 
> \def\xxx#1{...{#1}}
> 
> and
> 
> \def\xxx{...} % {#1} picked up by the scanner and not passed as argument

I see, though I don't think it justifies the complexity of the code, but
I can live with that.

> a variant would be
> 
> \Umathaccent [bottom] <accent>  [bottom] <accent> ... \relax <accentee>
> 
> i.e. keep reading specifications till an accentee or \relax is seen.

That wouldn't help my point in simplifying the implementation, so I'll
just keep the existing syntax.

> Anyhow, we shouldn't discard functionality that was introduced for a
> reason too fast,

That is why I'm asking :)

Regards,
 Khaled


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