[latexrefman] Command vs macro

Vincent Belaïche vincent.belaiche at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 07:01:23 CEST 2020

Thanx for the comment, I will restore those related to fagileness
along with my next update, as soon as I get your feedback on the other
one (system call).

Le mar. 31 mars 2020 à 00:57, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> a écrit :
>     http://svn.gnu.org.ua/viewvc/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?r1=760&r2=777
> I agree with the first two changes,
>   ... any macros in @var{string} will be expanded ...
>   ... the macros are unexpanded until shipout ...
> But not with the other two:
>   ... on fragile macros ...
>   ... make more macros be safe ...
> As far as I've seen, the fragile concept is nearly universally used in
> the phrase "fragile commands". I can't recall ever seeing "fragile
> macros". And "commands" is not incorrect. So I think it is more
> confusing than helpful; I doubt anyone would make the connection with
> expansion vs. execution. If we want to say something about that, I think
> we should do it explicitly. --thanks, karl.

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