[texhax] Passing Underscore
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Sep 21 23:32:49 CEST 2006
Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > The syntax with quotes already excludes legal file names on many
> > file systems and operating systems, where quotes are legal
> > characters in file names. Therefore the quote extension isn't a
> > refinement of \input's syntax. It would be much better to have
> > separate primitives that uses <general text> for file names as
> > done in \pdfximage.
> > [...]
> Yes, that would be nice.
Strong agreement from me : I was very surprised that Thanh et al
chose to use double quotes as delimiters rather than implementing
a file interface that used <general text>
> It would be nice to have additional primitives which behave similar as
> \openin and \openout too, but simply do what they are told to do.
> creates Makefile.tex.
This one confuses me : on my system, that is what happens;
what is it that you /want/ to happen ?
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