[latex3-commits] [git/LaTeX3-latex3-latex3] master: Add xmarks to README (31e7115)

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Fri Sep 14 12:20:04 CEST 2018

Repository : https://github.com/latex3/latex3
On branch  : master
Link       : https://github.com/latex3/latex3/commit/31e71150246aef425e97e3e35e170dc3af5d0e51


commit 31e71150246aef425e97e3e35e170dc3af5d0e51
Author: Joseph Wright <joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk>
Date:   Fri Sep 14 11:20:04 2018 +0100

    Add xmarks to README


 l3experimental/README.md |   11 +++++++++++
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)

diff --git a/l3experimental/README.md b/l3experimental/README.md
index 860d51d..7ae91ba 100644
--- a/l3experimental/README.md
+++ b/l3experimental/README.md
@@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ bundles:
 * `l3sys-shell`
 * `xcoffins`
 * `xgalley`
+* `xmarks`
@@ -79,6 +80,16 @@ there are ways to control or change its behaviour. The xgalley module
 provides a mechanism for filling galleys and controlling the spacing,
 hyphenation and justification within them.
+Marks are used to communicate information about the content of a page to the
+output routine. Perhaps the clearest form of mark is that needed for sections.
+In order to construct running headers, the output routine needs information
+about which section names are present on a page, and this information is passed
+by the mark system. However, marks may also be used for other purposes. This
+module provides a generalised mechanism for marks of independent types.

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