[Dev-luatex] assigment to node fields ignored

Paweł Jackowski P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl
Tue Dec 22 10:12:29 CET 2009

Hans Hagen wrote:
> Paweł Jackowski wrote:
>> 1. New pdf table fields (pdf.pdftrailer, pdf.pdfinfo, pdf.pdfcatalog, 
>> pdf.pdfnames) actually do nothing more but assign internal toks lists. 
> this is on purpose as the interface at the lua end is not modelled after 
> the one at the tex end; we will even go further and provide hooks at the 
> lua end like pdf.writecatalog(collectedsofar) or so, i.e. even more control

Sounds cool!

>> 2. Fontmap-related write-only fields (pdf.mapline, pdf.mapfile) could 
>> actually be static functions
> well, the whole font/map related bit of the code will be overhauled (not 
> before 0.50) as part of other cleanup (type1c etc) but that will not 
> happen before 0.50. The overhead you mention is neglectable (after all 
> functions also have overhead).

OK, thank you.

Pawe/l Jackowski
P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl

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