[lltx] luaextra

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Jan 11 12:27:53 CET 2010

On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 10:58:27PM +0200, Elie Roux wrote:
> Khaled Hosny a écrit :
> >I'm trying to use some luatextra functions in a lua script, but it fails
> >because it needs luatextra, but I'd like to have as less dependencies
> >(and loaded files) as possible.
> Hello,
> I must say I don't understand the part "I'm trying to use some
> luatextra functions, [...] but it fails because it needs luatextra",
> can you be more explicit ? Do you mean that luatextra.lua needs
> luatextra.sty? Or are you talking about luamcallbacks and luaextra?

My bad, that should have been "trying to use some luaextra" not

> >So I was thinking it'd be better to have the lua libraries
> >separately (the original ConTeXt l-*.lua files, may be renamed to
> >luatextra-*.lua)
> >since each is essentially self contained, and make luatextra.lua just
> >load them for people who don't want to bother loading each separately.
> >
> >This might make the libraries more appealing for standalone lua
> >scripts.
> >
> >What do you think?
> It sounds like a good idea! Although I think it would be necessary
> to write a small script to load ConTeXt modules (to load them only
> once, to write the name to the log file, etc.)...

I don't get this, sorry.


 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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