# [NTG-context] Problem with Filter Module in latent context beta

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Sun Apr 15 12:21:34 CEST 2018

On 4/15/2018 7:08 AM, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2018, Hans Hagen wrote:
>
>> On 4/14/2018 9:52 PM, Lutz Haseloff wrote:
>>> I get another error message:
>>>
>>> open source > level 4, order 5, name 't-module-catcodes.tex'
>>>
>>> tex error > tex error on line 96 in file t-module-catcodes.tex: !
>>> Undefined control sequence
>> why are special catcodes needed? an dif so, there are often easier
>> ways than low level hacking
>
> This is the commit (from 2011!) where I added this code:
>
>
>
> My guess is that I did not want multiple newlines to collapse in t-vim,
> so I had redefined \activeendoflinetoken to {\strut\par}. The offending
> lines are copied from catc-ini.mkiv from the same time:
>
> https://github.com/contextgarden/context-mirror/blob/5056d7a854142aa63032b0a3ca4d41c496e41faf/tex/context/base/catc-ini.mkiv
>
>
> to make sure that I use the same syntax for MkII and MkIV.
>
> A couple of years after that I split the MkII and MkIV code into
> separate files, but I never touched the catcode part (because it was
> working).
>
> I cannot test the latest beta right now; I'll test it on Monday. In the
> meanwhile, what is the current recommended method to alter the way
> literal newlines and tabs are shown.
\starttext

\start
\def\obeyedline{\blank[line]} \obeylines

line 1

line 2

line 3

\stop

\stoptext

blank will cleanup for you

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