[Dev-luatex] plugin for external formatting

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Sep 21 11:26:53 CEST 2005



Hans Hagen wrote:
> so what happens if you remove the optimizations (forget about 100% 
> compatibility)

Probably (hopefully) nothing except some bloat in the data structure,
but I won't take bets on that.

>>
>> It is also near-impossible to fix while maintaining compatibility,
>> which is probably why no-one has seriously attempted to clean up
>> the code, up-til-now.
> 
> 
> but we don't care much about that part of compatibility, do we?

Nah. (but it was a big issue for etex, nts, and pdftex-in-dvi mode)

Taco


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