[NTG-context] \ReadFile in MkII vs MkIV

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Sun Oct 17 23:02:38 CEST 2010


On Sun, 17 Oct 2010, Hans Hagen wrote:

> On 17-10-2010 8:54, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>
>>> Maybe Hans forgot it for mkii but it doesn’t matter whether mkii/mkiv
>>> is a normal mode or a system mode.
>> 
>> IIRC, system modes cannot be reset using \(enable|disable)mode.
>
> there is nothing special about system modes: they just have a * in front so 
> you can enable and disable them (but of course deep down they can be set as 
> well)

OK. So the * is just so that they are not accidently overwritten.

But I do not like the different treatment for MkII:

cont-new.mkii

      \enablemode[mkii]

cont-env.mkiv

       \enablemode[mkiv] \newsystemmode{mkiv} \setsystemmode{mkiv}

One more minor difference to remember.

Aditya


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