[NTG-pdftex] \ifprimitive and \ifinternal/\iffeature (design proposal)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jul 4 16:47:54 CEST 2005


Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

> It needs some thinking.
> First thoughts:
> * It looks like a first step to a real namespace implementation,
>   a (perhaps read-only) internal namespace, namespaces for extensions,
>   and user/package macros. Why not going further then?
> * Perhaps PostScript ideas of dictionary stacks can help here:
>   systemdict for internal iniTeX primitives, userdict, ...

this is probably more complex (and will take longer to get stable) due to the 
way tex is coded

we can consider adding additional hashes/stacks after this is done

Hans

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