# [luatex] Hash tokens meaning

Sensei senseiwa at gmail.com
Tue May 28 08:55:47 CEST 2013

```On 5/27/13 6:50 PM, Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> something?  have you avoided writing macros up until now?

Except for basic \newcommand lines, yes, I just used LaTeX as a user.

> there are documented sources in http://www.ctan.org/pkg/latex-tds (that
> is, the package that catalogue entry describes).  they're much better
> (in parts) than reading the sources that get compiled ... there are some
> parts that are no more use in those compiled packages than the code
> itself (the comments being as good as useless -- one of the *really*
> tricky areas of latex, the output routine, is characterised by comments
> like "lots of changes here", with no hint as to what was changed or why).

Well, I will take a look at those codes, even though they contain