[NTG-pdftex] 1.40.0-beta-20060811

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Aug 11 14:52:31 CEST 2006


Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Martin Schr�der wrote:
>   
>> http://sarovar.org/download.php/1064/pdftex-1.40.0-beta-20060811.tar.bz2
>> http://sarovar.org/download.php/1065/pdftex-1.40.0-beta-20060725-20060811..diff.gz
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>> pdfTeX 3.141592-1.40.0-beta-20060811 was released on 2006-08-11
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------
>> - renamed primitives:
>>     \primitive -> \pdfprimitive
>>     \ifprimitive -> \ifpdfprimitive
>>     \ifabsdim -> \ifpdfabsdim
>>     \ifabsnum -> \ifpdfabsnum
>>     
>
> I am still not happy with that renaming. At the moment, I am
> merging Aleph into luatex. Surely you do not expect me to have
> \pdfpardir , \pdfocplist etc., so why would there be a pdf
> prefix for non-pdf related new primitives? (I know we have
> discussed this before, but ...)
>   
indeed
> Other then that:  thanks for the new beta. I will have a look
> at the obsdcompat library asap.
>   
well, we can use the \pdf prefix in pdftex and no prefix in metatex 
(luatex); that way those who stick to pdftex < 2 can decide themselves 
if they want to alias them

Hans

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