[tex-k] Bug or feature?
andreas_tex at freenet.de
Sat Mar 27 19:20:42 CET 2021
Looking at spread 302/303 of Volume B of C&T, I notice that the two
'case' statements in sections 728 and 731 together with their case
labels are indented "one notch", while the "case-less" case labels in
section 730 are typeset flush left.
This effect also occurs with CWEAVE and with CTWILL in similar sections
with "switch-less cases" (e.g., in 'ctangle.w' and 'cweave.w', in module
'gb_gates.w' of SGB, and in several modules of MMIX).
The extra notch of indentation can be achieved by adding '@t\1\5\5@>'
after the '...@>=' at the start of a C/WEB section (although in section
730 of 'tex.web' an extra '@t\5\5@>' in front of '@<Set up the
values...@>' is necessary to keep things aligned).
Should we care about the correct indentation in these 'cases'? And
could it be considered a bug in WEAVE/CWEAVE/CTWILL?
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