[XeTeX] Whitespace in input

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 14:40:01 CET 2011

2011/11/15 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> Chris Travers wrote:
>> But we are talking two different things here.  The first is user
>> interface, and the second is mechanism.
>> What I am saying is special handling of this sort should be required
>> to be enabled somehow by the user.  I don't really care how.  It could
>> be by a commandline switch to xelatex.  It could be by a call in the
>> document if that's possible.  It should be optional, and disabled by
>> default, given that the characters involved are not intended to be
>> displayed with glyphs.
> But /if/ it requires a change to the number of category codes
> (and/or the creation of one or more classes of internal node),
> then this is not something that should be capable of being
> turned on or off within a document.  I don't have any problem
> with the idea of turning the functionality on or off either
> within a format file or from a command-line qualifier.
If you know what such characters are (and it will certainly be
documented), you just set their categories back to 12 in order to get
the old behaviour.

> ** Phil.
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Zdeněk Wagner

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