[pdftex] Plain TeX commands.
sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Mar 28 17:20:09 CEST 2005
John R. Culleton wrote:
>Pdftex is based on the original TeX plus plain.tex combination as
>described in the TeXbook.
No. pdfTeX is an extended TeX engine. If you load
the plain TeX macros, that's up to you.
>My question is this: laying aside \special commands for the
>moment, are there plain TeX cammands that no longer exist at all
you should think of primitives, not "plain TeX". pdftex
does not take away any primitives, but simply adds some
There is no complicated gotcha here.
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