[texhax] if condition: is macro body empty? [xifthen]

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Feb 17 12:55:12 CET 2009

At 11:02 12.02.09, Philip G. Ratcliffe wrote:

>Unfortunately I need some conditionals like this:
>   \begin{itemize}
>     \buffer
>   \end{itemize}

With xifthen -- see p. 4 of documentation


this could have been done without any TeX primitives:

       {\begin{itemize} \buffer \end{itemize}}

You may object that \empty is Plain TeX, not LaTeX ...



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