[NTG-context] [dev-context] Storing and retrieving two-pass data

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Apr 20 20:43:58 CEST 2012


On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 8:32 PM, Marco <netuse at lavabit.com> wrote:
> On 2012-04-20 luigi scarso <luigi.scarso at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""
>> Two-pass data  is data  that can  be accessed  before it  has been
>> created.
>> """"""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""""
>> Hm how can something be read "before* being created ?
>>
>> (super-luminal neutrino is not anymore a valid answer ...)
>
> - Two-pass  data is  data that  can be accessed  before it  has been
> - created.
>
> + Two-pass data is data that is  saved to an external file (the .tuc
> + file)  instead of  being used  directly.  The reason  is that  the
> + information might not be present at that point. One example is the
> + page counter.  It's possible  to print the  total amount  of pages
> + onto the first page.
ok x me

> Otherwise delete the introduction  entirely. Everyone tinkering with
> that  knows what  two-pass  data  is, otherwise  he  would just  use
> \setvariables, right?
No no,  it's ok to keep it .

-- 
luigi


More information about the ntg-context mailing list