[tex-live] fwd: \delta in overfull \hboxes screws up xterm
dak at gnu.org
Wed Jul 14 18:54:12 CEST 2004
Olaf Weber <olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl> writes:
> 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.
What is the source that produced them?
If you have the following TeX file:
What is the source of the `z' if I have
Is it the source code calling \xxx? Is it the source of \xxx? That
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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