[NTG-pdftex] Extensions: \pdf$foo or \$foo?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jul 1 22:10:27 CEST 2005


Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> 
> 
> maybe one could find a way to enable new primitives, so that they are
> hidden if not enabled. Maybe removing the primitive name strings from
> the hash and keeping them somewhere safe until they are required? Like
> \use\match? A little like in Perl...

I'm pondering on Hans' \primitive\par notion, which is almost the same
idea. After  \let\par\undefined, \primitive\par should still execute a
\par internal command, so Hans' and your idea seem two facets of the
same jewel.


Taco



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