[lltx] luamplib problem

Elie Roux elie.roux at telecom-bretagne.eu
Wed Sep 22 18:00:21 CEST 2010

Ivo Geradts a écrit :
> Because of my holiday I have been mostly away from my keyboard last 
> weeks, but in the meantime I have been thinking about your luaTeX 
> packages. I wondered whether you have already found someone who will 
> take over their maintenance. If that is not the case, I am happy to 
> offer my help (although I am not completely sure whether I am qualified 
> for the job).


it's really nice of yours to offer your help in this area! The best mail 
address for the lualatex packages though is lualatex-dev at tug.org (in copy).

 > [...]
> What would be the way to go, if we would like to assist maintaining 
> them?

Khaled Hosny has already proposed himself for the maintainance, but I 
think he has largely enough work with luaotfload... Khaled, what do you 

> Did you go over all ConTeXt files to select the parts relevant for 
> plainTeX?

Actually the code of luamplib is isolated in ConTeXt, in the files here 
http://source.contextgarden.net/tex/generic/context, especially 

> Did you write a lot of code from scratch?

Not a lot, I just adapted the code to LaTeX. Also a bit of backward 
compatibility (ConTeXt has no such thing) would be great, as the code 
must change from LuaTeX 0.60 to LuaTeX 0.61 (iirc).

> Did you work closely with Hans on these packages?

Not at all...

Thank you!

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