[luatex] Turning a string into a list of nodes.

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Fri Nov 19 13:32:47 CET 2010

Le 19/11/2010 12:41, Patrick Gundlach a écrit :
> Hi Paul,
>> Patrick, is it on purpose you don't set "n.prev = last"? Is it useless or are you sure you'll simply never manipulate those node lists?
> I omitted node.slide() in my pseudo code :) I use node.slide() just before node.kerning() to set the prev pointer. Maybe one day I'll clean up my code and use .prev = ... instead of node.slide().

I'd never tried to parse the remark "As a side-effect, [node.slide] also 
creates a reverse chain of prev pointers between nodes". Now I 
understand it :)


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