[luatex] incompatible change to mathcode
davidc at nag.co.uk
Wed May 9 13:53:34 CEST 2012
On 09/05/2012 12:46, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Well, in luatex tries to be 100% compatible with XeTeX (where
> applicable) and in this case it clearly wasn't, so that qualifies
> as a bug.
Oh OK, thanks that's useful information. So if I get more reports of
packages doing different things on the two engines I'll go that route.
> As was the missing \Umathcharnumdef that I added this
> morning btw.
Yes thanks to all for that quick patch.
>> Given that bm has been completely stable for 20 years, it's not that big
>> a deal to have to update it for the unicode age, but it would be good
>> (for bm, and for every other math package author) if that only needs to
>> be done once. My main concern was that was not the case. But actually if
>> I understand the replies correctly I should be able to share the code
>> for xelatex and lualatex so long as I avoid \mathcode once I have
>> detected either of them?
> I think so,
I'll give it a try later.
> but I have no knowledge of the internals of bm.
I'd advise staying in that state:-)
> Best wishes,
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