[NTG-pdftex] \pdfsavepos&friends in DVI mode

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Mon Nov 7 21:24:04 CET 2005


On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 05:24:31PM +0300, Vladimir Volovich wrote:

> we are using the \pdfsavepos and \pdflast[xy]pos primitives, which
> are very useful.
> 
> but they work only in PDF mode. i wonder if it would be not too hard
> to make them available in DVI mode as well.
> 
> what do you think?

I agree, this feature is mode-independent and the
implementation is already done, see patch 438:
  http://sarovar.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=438&group_id=106&atid=495

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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