[XeTeX]   in XeTeX

Chris Travers chris.travers at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 12:00:16 CET 2011

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 2:56 AM, Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Chris Travers wrote:
>> One other thought occurs to me.
>> Typically in a TeX document, whitespace is not semantic.  In other
>> words, spaces, tabs, and carriage returns are not differentiated.  If
>> we are so keen on supporting a few special whitespace characters, why
>> not also support tabs and make carriage returns, you know, actually
>> break lines?
> It is necessary to be a /little/ careful here,
> in that a certain degree of LWSP processing takes
> place /before/ things reach TeX's mouth.  And, of
> course, \obeylines exists in order to provide a
> simple way for the user to handle ends-of-line
> specially.
Ok, so why don't we have a similar macro here?  Something like:

That would be fine with me.

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers

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