[XeTeX] Whitespace in input

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 15 15:39:04 CET 2011

On Nov 15, 2011, at 8:52 AM, Philip TAYLOR wrote:

> Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 02:20:17PM +0000, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
>>> No ! "A catcode is for life, not just for Christmas" !  Once a
>>> character has been read, and bound into a character/catcode pair,
>>> that catcode remains immutable.
>>   Do you mean that as a general good practice in TeX programming, or as
>> a description of how TeX works?  The latter is obviously wrong.
> "The latter" is what the TeXbok says (P.~39) : "Once a category code
> has been attached to a character token, the attachment is permanent."
> ** Phil.


What happens in a verbatim environment?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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