[tex-live] source changes

Olaf Weber olaf@infovore.xs4all.nl
01 Jun 2002 19:34:41 +0200

Sebastian Rahtz writes:
> On Sat, Jun 01, 2002 at 03:50:05PM +0200, Olaf Weber wrote:

>> The second problem is that source specials can be "captured" into
>> arguments and such, because they're (mostly, but not exclusively)
>> ordinary specials inserted into the token stream.  It seems the
>> "\everypar" example can be made to work by postponing the creation of
>> the source special for that paragraph until after the everypar
>> processing has been done.

>> Would this be good enough for now?

> Are you really convinced that someone will not find another occasion
> like the \everypar one in which you'll get a funny result? I'm not!

Neither am I.  However ...

> I'd be much happier to stick with the banner change.

... these changes are localized and comparatively simple.  While I got
the banner change to work, the way in which I did so promises to be
comparatively hard to maintain.

Given the amount of time it took for even this case to be discovered,
I really prefer to make just these simple fixes now and use more time
(e.g., TL 8) to make definitive ones.

Olaf Weber

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