[texhax] Passing Underscore

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Sep 20 01:07:36 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Philip" == Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> writes:

  > Well, it may not be "desired", but it's certainly consistent with
  > TeX's underlying scanner/parser, which will have already elided
  > multiple spaces into a single space before \input gets a chance to
  > see things.  If you change TeX's behaviour here, you really are
  > getting away from TeX as a consistent platform, and in grave
  > danger of creating a chimera, which I don't think is actually your
  > intention or your desire ...

Nobody forces you to use double quotes.  TeX still works as it did 20
years ago.  Why do we need a TeX parser to process filenames?  What is
the advantage if files are inaccessible?


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