[Dev-luatex] Luatex 0.51.0 announcement

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Mar 13 18:20:13 CET 2010

David Kastrup wrote:
> Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:
>> You can already re-break the paragraph with the current tex.linebreak:
>> just create a copy of the node list before feeding it in, and loop
>> over the output boxes. tex.linebreak does not remove or reallocate
>> those existing nodes, at most it hides them in discretionaries inside
>> hlists.  Probably this is not quite what you had in mind, though.
> Fiddle and reiterate might do the trick most of the time, but it feels
> artificial in contrast to doing it in one pass "as intended" rather than
> brute-forcing an efficient algorithm iteratively.

I agree, and that is an important drive behind the wish for a pure
lua solution.

Best wishes,

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