[texhax] Is redefining primitives a good idea?

Vafa Khalighi simurgh12 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 04:48:16 CEST 2012

As an example amsmath.sty redefines \eqno and \leqno. Would not it be
better to define new macros rather than redefining existing primitives? and
how one can (if a package already redefines some primitives), restore the
original definition of the primitive? so that a primitive is really a
primitive? as in ams math package, \eqno and \lqno become primitives not
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