[NTG-context] missing space after \date[] (was: printing the current date)

Peter M√ľnster pm at a16n.net
Sat Mar 13 00:10:42 CET 2021

On Wed, Jan 27 2021, Wolfgang Schuster wrote:

> When not all optional arguments are used the space after the last
> given argument is gobbled. This was normal behavior for a long time
> until you changed the code in MkIV to keep them.


What does that mean? Is that going to be changed?
How should \date[] be used now in the text?
For now, I do it like "bla \date[d=3]\ bla".
Is there a nicer way?

TIA for any hints,

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