[tex-live] Re: [tex-implementors] bug in etex

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Fri Jul 9 19:04:51 CEST 2004

Pierre MacKay <mackay at cs.washington.edu> writes:

> I think, given the special nature of \toks registers
> that you would have to say
> \tokdeffed_262={\the\tokdeffed_260}
> so that what was placed in \tokdeffed_262 was the actual string
> contents of the other \toks register.  That is certainly what I do
> to concatenate the contents of \toks registers.

That maybe what you _attempt_ for _assigning_ \toks registers, but it
does not do the job without at least one \expandafter.

But token registers can also be assigned directly.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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