[NTG-pdftex] subroutines declared as forward must be parameterless -- how to deal with this?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Sat Jan 27 13:15:46 CET 2007

Thanh Han The wrote:
> Hi,
> the web language requires that subroutines declared as
> forward cannot have any parameters. Is there a way to remove
> this restriction?

If you are willing to tie yourself to web2c, then you can use
the @define construct in pdftex.defines instead of using a proper
forward declaration. I just tried that, it works fine.

Otherwise, you will have to change the 'tangle' program, afaik.

Best, Taco

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