[texhax] Defining a command which runs differently based ion input argument

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Thu Dec 30 14:38:08 CET 2010

"Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk>, 30.12.2010 14:11:40:
> Uwe Lueck wrote:
>>> And as I can confidently state from a near lifetime's
>>> experience, "tayloring" syntax is at the very heart
>>> of creative programming.
>>> Philip TAYLOR
>> Active characters also allow tailoring syntax,
>> while this doesn't look impressive to me.
>> It may still be sufficient for many purposes,
>> but I wonder if you, Phil, agree that it
>> suffices for creative programming.
> Sorry, Uwe, although there was an element of seriousness
> in my response, the greater part was pure seasonal frivolity :
> you wrote of "TAYLORing syntax", and I responded as someone
> (Philip TAYLOR) who has done that for all of his professional life :-)
> ** Phil.

Of course, and therefore I thought only you can 
give a reliable account of the power of tailoring 
as compared to the power of tayloring.

Never mind, 


More information about the texhax mailing list