[Dev-luatex] The explanation of \directlua in the manual

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Oct 11 14:12:18 CEST 2011


On 10/11/2011 01:53 PM, Javier Múgica de Rivera wrote:
> When I read this from the manual a long time ago:
>
> The \directlua command is expandable: the results of the LUA code
> become effective immediately.
>
> I could not make sense of it, and actually cannot up to day. What are
> "the results of the LUA code"? What does "become effective" mean? Now
> I now the answers to those questions but not because of the
> explanation given there. The example provided does not help much
> either. Note that this comes very soon in the manual. I propose the
> following wording:

Thanks a lot! Applied to the repository version.

Best wishes,
Taco


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