[Dev-luatex] pdftexversion, OmegaVersion etc.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Nov 30 00:50:20 CET 2010


On 30-11-2010 12:09, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس  سماوي حامد wrote:
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> On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 08:49:32 -0700, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>
> wrote:
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>> 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?
>
> It may be that Yannis and other omega users still need them. luatex used
> be a direct replacement for aleph (well, almost), so that with little
> mods one could run an aleph file once upon a time....

The translation filters already have been removed a while ago so old 
omega code will not run as expected. Also, the number of directions has 
been limited (after we discussed it with John at eurotex).

Hans

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