[NTG-context] Characters allowed in macro names

N. Raghavendra nyraghu27132 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 20:19:21 CEST 2018


At 2018-04-22T18:04:28+02:00, Hans Hagen wrote:

>> 1. In general, what characters are allowed in macro names?  Are Unicode
>>     characters admissible?
>
> letters are (and _ is not a letter, unless we're in unprotected mode)
>
>> 2. Apart from the fact that one can use whitespace freely in
>>     \starttexdefinition, is there any reason to prefer it over \def?
>
> depends ... sometimes more readble ... spaces are ignores ... you can
> use named parameters

Thanks for the clarification.

Raghu.

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