[Dev-luatex] Assignments in Lua

Jonathan Sauer Jonathan.Sauer at silverstroke.com
Fri May 23 12:24:31 CEST 2008


Hello, 

> 	tex.parshape = { "0pt", "30pt", "10pt", "20pt" }
> 
> after all it's just a variant on tex; a more extensive 
> parshaper could have named keys in subtables

I agree.

> > Access to TeX's control sequences might be difficult without
functions,
> > though. [...]
> 
> brrr, do we really need to do that at the lua level? one can just pipr

> definitions to tex; extending the tex syntax is a real long term 
> objective (opening up has more priority)

Are there any ideas on how to extend TeX's syntax? More than nine
parameters (if that is useful)? Parameter matching using regular
expressions or Lua patterns? Optional parameters without having to
use \futurelet (expandable, no fixed catcodes)?


> Hans

Jonathan



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