[NTG-context] suggestion for LMTX

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Sat Apr 27 13:43:19 CEST 2019


On 4/27/19 1:15 PM, Hans Hagen wrote:
> On 4/27/2019 12:22 PM, Pablo Rodriguez wrote:
>> Hi Hans,
>>
>> compiling the following sample with LMTX
>> [...]
>>   \contextmark
>> [...]
>> outputs MKIV.
>>
>> Wouldn’t LMTX be a better option than LMTX?
>
> Why? Although there are some fundamental differences deep down, the LMTX
> version has the MKIV functionality. There might be a point where we bind
> a frozen version of MKIV to LuaTeX, but only when the code base becomes
> too hybrid to my taste. Of course there will be functionality only
> available when you use LMTX, but that is something Wolfgang and I need
> to figure out wrr the interface specification. Also, Alan and I need to
> deal with in the MetaFun code and documentation. At some point Taco and
> Mojca might want granularity in the Wiki. We'll see. I have no clue when
> users will have switched to lmtx for production anyway, as it's not
> something we want to enforce. (fwfw: I run lmtx by default.)

Well, it was only an idea... which seems to be wrong.

Many thanks for your help,

Pablo
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