[luatex] Luatex primitive names
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Wed Mar 11 13:35:33 CET 2009
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 01:16:27PM +0100, Javier Múgica wrote:
> But I don't understand why package writters insist on testing for the
> version instead of testing for the existence of the command they want
> to use.
* With next LuaTeX, the command (except \directlua) is still there,
but its name is unknown. Therefore the test for the existence fails.
* The existence of a command doesn't say anything about its
version dependend syntax, semantics and version specific bugs.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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