[texhax] \output{...} vs \output={...}

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Sat May 23 08:26:36 CEST 2009

Peter Seibel <peter at gigamonkeys.com> schrieb am 23.05.2009 08:09:41:
> In some places in the TeXBook (e.g. top of page 364) I see things like
>   \output={\plainoutput}
> where \plainoutput is a macro defined with \def. Then in Appendex E
> (p. 417) I see:
>   \output{\onepageout{\unvbox255}}
> without an '='. What's the difference?


Or better: the '='.

Or see TeXbook p. 275 on '<equals>': "in all cases this sign is optional". 



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