[XeTeX] sting manipulation macros

Manuel Pégourié-Gonnard mpg at elzevir.fr
Sat Oct 25 21:04:24 CEST 2008

Ross Moore a écrit :
>    hyperref.sty   converting the input stream to PDF strings
>       e.g. for Bookmarks and other PDF elements;
>    Xy-pic  is full of parsers that interpret character strings
>            as programming code to include graphic elements.
>    musictex.tex
>    chess.sty
>       and similar packages, need this kind of processing.
There is also a package dedicated to string manipulations: xstring. I
may do exactly what you're looking for, if I understand correctly.


PS : btw, are there plans to port some pdftex primitives (non specific
to pdf) to XeTeX? Things like \pdfstrcmp could be generally useful.

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