[NTG-context] Minor bug in Lua or ConTeXt

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Wed Jan 18 10:21:42 CET 2023

On 1/18/23 00:36, Bruce Horrocks via ntg-context wrote:
> ConTeXt  ver: 2023.01.04
> The following MWE won't compile because of the \dummycommand line
> even though it is a comment. Not sure whether it's a minor bug or an
> unavoidable aspect of allowing embedded Lua.

Hi Bruce,

I think your code should read:

  -- \\dummycommand

BTW, in pure Lua:

  a = "\a"
  b = "\\b"

outputs "\b".

Sorry, I lack the knowledge to explain this, but backslash seems to be
an special char in pure Lua too.

Just in case it might help,


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