[Dev-luatex] What is the unit "nc" supposed to be?

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Tue Apr 3 11:36:07 CEST 2007


2007/4/3, David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org>:
> New Cicero or what?

>From the pdftex NEWS for 1.30:

- pdftex knows two new units:
  - new Didot (1nd=0.375mm)
  - new Cicero (1nc=12nd)

But it's broken in pdftex as well. :-(

> Who does things like that without actually checking that they work?
> It is possible to rework the arithmetic to get along with 65535, but
> it is certainly not a matter of merely changing the _documentation_
> and not the code.

Me. I got a patch and didn't check it. :-(

Best
   Martin


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