[lltx] directlua

Elie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Mon May 10 20:37:18 CEST 2010

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard a écrit :
> I'm all for \newcatcodetable (and \setcatcodetable accordingly). If 
> everyone
> agrees, we can move to it whenever you guys want to.

That would be great!

> I'm more reserved on \newattribute. Unlike "catcodetable", "attribute" is a very
> generic term, so chances are high it is already used. I grepped CTAN's macros
> directory for it, and fortunatly found no match (except of course Heiko's
> luatex.sty and packages using it). Unfortunately, at least one class not on CTAN
> is already using this name, see:
> http://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/
> http://www.e-publications.org/ims/support/download/imsart-generic.zip
> We have to be aware that this class will be incompatible with luatexbase if we
> decide to use \newattribute. I'm not saying it is a showstopper, since we may
> also consider that the class is wrong to use such a generic name and should
> prefix its internal macros with a unique (or at least non-generic) string.

I'm in favor of moving to newattribute... but last time I wanted to do 
such a thing, the blocking point was Karl... did he change his mind? 
Anyway, I think a solution is also to write to the people who wrote the 
class, there is a mail address on the page.

Thank you,

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