# [tex-k] incorrect statement on page 342 of The TeXbook

Fri Aug 14 15:23:21 CEST 2020

The second paragraph on page 342 of The TeXbook states that three of the
control sequences on page 340 are primitive, namely \par, \noindent,
and \/. However, page 340 also uses "\ " (control space) in the line
\TeX\ recognizes the end of a paragraph when it comes to a blank
and \char in the line
{\tt\char\\parindent}. Turn the page for a summary of \TeX's most
Do you think its a bug or a white lie?

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