[NTG-context] \Word and friends

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Jul 29 09:19:20 CEST 2006

Hans van der Meer wrote:
> After \def\Example{example}
> \Word{\Example} gives example
> So I need
> \expanded{\Word{\Example}} to get Example
> but
> \WORD{\Example}} does give EXAMPLE
> I did not expect that. 
> Is this the intended behaviour?

Well, expanding the argument of \Word automatically would not
always be safe, so I guess it is unavoidable in current \TeX
(the problem is that the \uppercase primitive is not expandable).


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