[luatex] Luatex 0.61.0 announcement

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jul 29 09:06:57 CEST 2010

Hi Paul,

On 07/28/2010 11:18 PM, Paul Isambert wrote:
> I have some remarks about the release, or rather the manual:
> - First: thank you.
> - Then: will there be in the future a more explicit descrition of the epdf
> library, for those people who like to tweak pdf but are unable to find a
> lepdflib.cc file, an unfortunate set of people of which I am a member?

This will certainly happen.

> - The finish_pdffile callback isn't documented.

Ok, will be added. It has no arguments or return values and runs just
before the output pdf is closed, iirc. Hartmut, can you add this to
the manual?

> - And (but that's not new) I can't seem to find the number of
> (count/dimen/streams...) registers allowed in LuaTeX. Wouldn't it be nice to
> have a page saying there are 6458954.5 count registers in LuaTeX, etc.?

   All traditional \TEX\ and \ETEX\ registers can be 16~bit numbers as in
   \ALEPH. The affected commands are:

So there are 65536 counts/dimens etc.

Best wishes,

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