[NTG-context] framed getbuffer

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Wed Apr 11 11:52:14 CEST 2007

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> Wolfgang Werners-Lucchini wrote:
>> Hallo!
>> The following simple example doesn't compile
>> (ConTeXt ver. 2007.01.02 and Live ConTeXt).
>> What am I doing wrong?
> Diagnostics:
> The problem is not caused by the \framed, but by the (lack of)
> parsing done by the buffering routines.
> Because the \startformula is not expanded, TeX does not realise
> you are in math mode, so it objects to the ^ character.
> This is 'not right' but I suspect it is not all that simple
> to fix the context core to do this properly (I would love to be
> proved wrong).

This is a serious bug. Even a simple example fails with the same 

x^2 = x\cdot x

A quick workaround is to use frametext instead of framed, but I am 
pretty sure that the above example used to work at some stage.


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