[luatex] \mathchardef, etc., input range and \mathchar in text
taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Dec 22 14:53:04 CET 2011
On 12/22/2011 02:50 PM, Joseph Wright wrote:
> These are marked 'unaltered', but XeTeX, pdfTeX and TeX "8000 is not
> valid. I suspect that this 'out by one' behaviour is not intentional,
> and it's certainly not what you'd expect from the docs.
Yes, that is a bug.
> An aside from the same tests. With other engines, using
> \mathchar<whatever> in text gives an error about a missing $. I don't
> get that with LuaTeX, which seems to silently ignore this. I assume
> this is a bug?
No, that is a feature. AFAIK, it is even documented somewhere in the
math chapter of the reference manual.
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