[NTG-pdftex] \immediate\pdfliteral (was: bug or intended behaviour)

Martin Schröder ms@artcom-gmbh.de
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 15:34:14 +0100


On 2004-02-13 22:16:20 +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Why does \immediate\pdfliteral code end up as typeset text?
> 
> \pdfcompresslevel0
> 
> \starttext
> 
> \immediate\pdfliteral{\letterpercent [start]}
> \pdfliteral{\letterpercent (start)}
> test
> \pdfliteral{\letterpercent (stop)}
> \immediate\pdfliteral{\letterpercent [stop]}
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> if this is intended behaviour, it should be documented as such and 
> 'frozen'. Also, the fact that a \pdfliteral ends up on a new line in the 
> output should become a frozen (intended) and documented feature (unless we 
> introduce \pdfcomment). [in pdf everything between % and endofline is 
> comment!]

Have we come to a conclusion on this?

Best regards
        Martin
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