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 Subject: Re: def:NNn --- was tlp type From: Frank Mittelbach <[log in to unmask]> Reply To: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]> Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 21:10:37 +0200 Content-Type: text/plain Parts/Attachments: text/plain (26 lines)
Joseph,

> I'll revise what I have, in that case. I'm getting the hang of this,
> honestly!

nice (that getting the hand of it I mean :-); if people like you seriously
start playing with it we should be able to sort out the rough edges and

> > it is a bit like the newcount newcounter discussion yeaterday
> > ... \def:NNn is kind of an attempt to carry more or less "user-level"
> > functions into the language and they don't belong there
>
> On the counter discussion, you'll see (in xnotes2bib) I've stuck with
> the low-level variant but needing to make it available to the user.  I
> hope this is the right idea.

what we really need to do is to provide a user level interface for that, that
then can be reused at package level for offering user accessible counters

> As I've said, I'm asking to understand things.

which is great

frank