morten.hoegholm at latex-project.org
Mon Dec 10 13:07:56 CET 2007
On Mon, 10 Dec 2007 11:44:34 +0100, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
>>> the notes from the Oldenburg meeting mentions an \expanded primitive:
>>> \expanded <general text>
>>> Expandable command returning the full expansion
>>> of the tokens in <general text>.
>>> So since this pretty much exists inside \pdfstrcmp as it is now, it
> Can someone please post an example of intended use in the
> l3 kernel in "plain"-style, just so I understand the usage?
I would assume the following should be equivalent except for the latter
> ConTeXt's \expanded macro expands its argument fully except
> for the very first item in it, which is handy for macros that
> need expanded arguments, so I assume the actual goals are very
Yes, I think so too.
>> a) \expanded would be a nice name, but it clashes with ConTeXt.
>> I remember trouble with \unexpanded :-(
> Hans and I think a) would be fine. c) is somewhat silly as it is
> not related to pdftex, and also a) combines nicely with the already
> present \unexpanded.
a) is what I was hoping for. :-)
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