[tex-eplain] removing diagram and bibtex code
jlrn77 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 01:31:14 CET 2012
On 19 December 2012 16:37, Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> Perhaps what strikes me is the dependence of the plain macro file on
> code for BibTeX
> Like I said, I put the common definitions into btxmac precisely so
> *btxmac* could be independently read. It was never a goal to have
> Eplain without bibtex support.
Now, that explains a lot!
> could we try to get only the eplain
> macros in xeplain.tex, standalone
> Sorry, but I still fail to see any reason to do so. If you want to do
> it, go right ahead. There's nothing technically difficult about doing
> so, as far as I can see.
ok. I guess I shall follow John's advice and not trying to isolate
features and take eplain as it is; or otherwise mix up my own macro
> Whatever tiny amount of Eplain time I can scrape up I need to spend on
> other things, like looking at the double-column bug that never seems to
> really get fixed ... and I have pending fixes from Dan that need to get
> pushed out. Etc., etc. (If someone else wants to jump in and work on
> such development stuff, let me know. Oleg clearly doesn't have time any
> more, unfortunately.)
Right. Thanks for the answers.
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