[NTG-context] Buffers vs. \def

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Apr 18 12:22:58 CEST 2012


On 18-4-2012 11:48, Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o. wrote:
> Hello,
>
> a question - I'm just curious:
>
> What is advantage (or maybe intension) of using buffers over \def?

better test with

\startlines
test
test
\stoplines

also, bufferes can be flushed verbatim, as tex, as ... while macros are 
sort of frozen.

Hans

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