[NTG-context] Weird things...

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Dec 27 20:21:53 CET 2005


Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> Fabio Mancinelli wrote:
>
>> Why this happens?
>
>
> Because an interal ConTeXt macro (\dododosetlayer) is calling
> a TeX primitive (\chardef) with a number that is higher than 256.
> That number has become so high because of the columnset
> definitions, which is why changing the ordering fixed it.
>
> A full fix of the bug requires some work, simply changing that
> one \chardef didn't cut it (the 'bad character code' moves
> elsewhere).

it's in the \layerbox and \pagelayerbox ... (speedups and convenience)

(i wonder if i have more of such errors)

Hans


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