[NTG-context] alloc at 0, etc, from plain.tex

Jesse Alama alama at stanford.edu
Mon Aug 9 21:27:53 CEST 2010


On 2010-08-09 08:15:09 +0100, Hans Hagen said:

> On 9-8-2010 8:50, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>> On 08/09/2010 06:58 AM, Jesse Alama wrote:
>>> There's a plain TeX package (bussproofs.sty from CTAN; I realize that
>>> the file ends with ".sty" but it's intended to work in plain TeX) that
>>> I'm trying to get working with ConTeXt. I'm stuck at one point though:
>>> the package has the statements
>>> 
>>> \def\newcount{\alloc at 0\count\countdef\insc at unt}
>>> \def\newdimen{\alloc at 1\dimen\dimendef\insc at unt}
>>> \def\newskip{\alloc at 2\skip\skipdef\insc at unt}
>>> \def\newbox{\alloc at 4\box\chardef\insc at unt}
>> 
>> ConTeXt has \newcount et al. predefined already.
> 
> Plain tex also has these. If a style (in this case busproofs) does not
> check for that it's likely to clash with more.

The package seems to work fine if I just kill those \def's -- thanks!

Jesse




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