[tex-eplain] turning off indexing

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Mon Nov 19 19:24:56 CET 2007

On Monday 19 November 2007 01:07:59 pm Oleg Katsitadze wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 11:41:24AM -0500, John Frampton wrote:
> > Thank you very much Oleg.
> My pleasure :).
> > I am in the process now of figuring out precisely how etex differs from
> > tex.
> Actually, etex is fully backward compatible with tex.  It adds some
> new commands and extends some limits, but otherwise it is supposed to
> produce exactly the same output as tex, when the new features aren't
> being used.  In short, you can just use etex instead of tex, and
> everything should work.
> > After I use the patched eplain for a while, I will report any
> > comments that I think might be worthwhile.
> Thanks, it's always good to have testers :).
> Cheers,
> Oleg

Hmm.  Recent versions of pdftex supposedly include all the etex stuff.  
Pdfetex has been obsoleted. The output should be similar, no? 

John Culleton
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