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

Pawel Jackowski jackos1 at poczta.onet.pl
Wed Jul 20 19:43:24 CEST 2005

 > Martin:
> This issue has come up again in internal discussions because of
> the imminent release and it seems we have no consensus yet
> (neither about the use of namespaces nor about the naming of the
> namespace for non-pdf-extensions).
> I suggest a compromise: For 1.30.0 all new primitives stay in the
> \pdf namespace (without renaming recently introduced primitives
> like \quitvomde), and we will implement real namespaces in 1.40.0
> (Tacos proposal).

Nothing better comes to my mind. To clarify, you mean in pdfTeX 1.40.0 
(containing Taco's jewel), \pdf* prefix will be simply removed from 
where its not suitable and future primitives will be prefixed with \pdf 
or none, right?

Pawe/l Jackowski
P.Jackowski at gust.org.pl

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