[tex-live] fwd: \delta in overfull \hboxes screws up xterm
olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 14 18:41:38 CEST 2004
David Kastrup writes:
> There is no such control sequence. This is the output from an
> overfull hbox message. It contains only nameless characters.
> Whether they were produced by \mathcode, \char, \delta, whatever is
> not known anymore.
IMO the inability to go back from the internal codes to something
resembling the source that produced them is a bug in the design of
TeX. "Fixing" TeX would require a major rewrite.
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