# [XeTeX] Translation commands for package dramatist to put in the marathi.ldf file

Ross Moore ross.moore at mq.edu.au
Sun Apr 12 12:49:37 CEST 2020

Hi Phil, Zdeněk and others.

On 12 Apr 2020, at 7:46 pm, Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk<mailto:P.Taylor at Hellenic-Institute.Uk>> wrote:

Zdeněk Wagner wrote:

I would not do it. Of course, you cannot use \renewcommand because
\scenename is not used in any *.ldf. You could use \def\scenename{दरश्य} […]


It makes the definition *only* if the c-s is not already known.
This means that you can always use:

\providecommand\mycs{}
\renewcommand\mycs{ what I really want }

to get around such issues.


There is always a way to get what you want,
whether using Plain TeX or LaTeX or whatever other high-level macro structures.

Thus the important thing is how to make it resistant to updates, as Zdeněk said.

Philip Taylor

Hope this helps.
Stay safe.

Ross

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