# [NTG-context] mplib & undefined commands

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Apr 13 13:29:57 CEST 2008

```Mojca Miklavec wrote:

> Thanks. Still - I don't know if it's still needed at all and what
> exactly it was used for (maybe metapost has complained about too long
> lines long time ago).

indeed; also, at some point texexec would take care of it; nowadays the
limitation is gone (in tex and mp)

> \sometxt is working, only some Aditya's extensions complain. I will
> test a bit, try to rewrite some bits and pieces, collect the missing
> parts and report back.

ok

> You have added the ability to use
>     \sometxt[something]{abc}
> with a background definition of:
>     \definetextext[something]{\strut}
> but I wanted to have two square brackets and Aditya has written a
> small patch which does that. Let me explore a bit more in the new mkiv
> sources and report back.

ok; keep in mind that in mkii things are bit tricky because there
\sometxt is expanded first and replace by a reference next and a on
standard optional [ parser is used

Hans

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