[NTG-context] \type gives different results in footnotes

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Tue May 27 06:43:13 CEST 2014

On 05/26/2014 10:12 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 5/26/2014 9:28 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> [...]
>>      \starttext
>>      \type{{\em\de Textsatzsystem}}
>>      \footnote{\type{{\em\de Textsatzsystem}}.}
>>      \stoptext
>>
>> Only in the footnote \em has an extra unrequired space.
>>
>> I don’t have no idea about how TeX works here. As I wrote in a previous
>> message, this is far beyond my understanding.
>
> It has to do with catcodes and tex adding a space after a stringified
> \cs so passing as argument is fragile. There is already some magic in
> place for \foo{bar} cases so I've added a (less tested) aggressive
> option 'absolute'.
> [...]