[texhax] FW: Re: Implementing control sequences with key values

Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Tue Nov 23 12:51:35 CET 2010

Paul Isambert wrote:

> Both solutions I have adopted in some places, instead of braces. You've
> asked earlier why using the "=" syntax, and Phil mentioned plain TeX.
> I'll elaborate and say: you can make do without braces in many cases,
> something LaTeX seems to want its users to forget. I for one hate them,
> for no good reason but anyway, and I always welcome alternatives
> (starting with TeX's syntax for assignments).

Agreed : exactly how I feel.
** Phil.

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