[luatex] lua script on the run

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jan 7 13:30:13 CET 2011

On 01/07/2011 12:51 PM, Philipp Stephani wrote:
> Am 07.01.2011 um 10:08 schrieb Martin Schröder:
>> 2011/1/6 Philipp Stephani<st_philipp at yahoo.de>:
>>> Sadly, the documentation for the token library is quite incomplete and sometimes incorrect, but finally I got it to work:
>> Patches are welcome. :-)

See http://tracker.luatex.org/view.php?id=551 on the documentation

> - there is no function to peek ahead without removing the next token

That cannot reasonably be done, because just looking for the next token
can have side-effects that alter the input stream as well as the
internal engine state. Also (\h)alignment state and grouping levels
are automatically affected, for example.

Best wishes,

More information about the luatex mailing list