[Dev-luatex] pdftexversion, OmegaVersion etc.

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Tue Nov 30 01:30:01 CET 2010

On 30 November 2010 Hans Hagen wrote:

 > On 30-11-2010 12:09, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس  سماوي حامد wrote:
 > >
 > >
 > > On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 08:49:32 -0700, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny at eglug.org>
 > > wrote:
 > >
 > >> 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).

Do you propose to drop \Omegaversion because you changed the Omega
code and forgot to increase the version number?  :)


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