[Dev-luatex] pdftexversion, OmegaVersion etc.

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Mon Nov 29 17:43:27 CET 2010


On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 05:16:22PM +0100, Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2010/11/29 Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>:
> > I was wondering, since luatex is not a direct replacement of pdftex,
> > omega or aleph, what is the point of having such primitives? Wouldn't it
> > be more cleaner of they are removed or is there any use for them?
> >
> > pdftexversion
> > pdftexrevision
> >
> > OmegaVersion
> >
> > AlephVersion
> > Alephminorversion
> > Alephrevision
> > Alephversion
> > Omegaminorversion
> > Omegarevision
> > Omegaversion
> >
> > eTeXVersion
> > eTeXminorversion
> > eTeXrevision
> > eTeXversion
> 
> Macros that use these primitives (e.g. pdftex.def) will still work.

Yes, but is that safe, i.e. is it safe to blindly treat luatex as pdftex
vXX or etex vXX?

Regards,
 Khaled

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 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer


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