[NTG-context] \write \getvariable and expansion

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sun Nov 19 10:39:33 CET 2006

Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> Hi,
>   Can someone explain what should be the correct order of expansion 
> here. I want to enter the date entered as a variable to a file.
> \setvariables
>    [test]
>    [date={d=11,m=11,y=2006}]
> \starttext
> The date entered was \expanded{\date[\getvariable{test}{date}]}.
> \immediate\openout \scratchwrite test-001
> \immediate\write \scratchwrite {The date entered was}
> % None of these work.

The best you can get is:


(The variable is expanded, but \date is not)

Greetings, Taco

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