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Bernard Gaulle <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 22 Jan 2003 09:21:57 +0100
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David Kastrup writes:
 >         Heiko Oberdiek <[log in to unmask]> writes:
 > > On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 12:28:44AM +0100, David Kastrup wrote:
 > >
 > > > Do you know of a single document that would fail if e-TeX was used?
 > >
 > > Yes, documents with french.sty will break.
 > > If I remember correctly, the reason is a name clash with \beginL.
 > Let's warn them in 2003 and give them one year of time to get to
 > grips.
 > If they don't, a compatibility file which does
 > \let\beginL\undefined
 > \let\beginR\undefined
 > should not be too hard to do.  But it would preclude (like now)
 > documents using french.sty to have a chance to typeset RL texts in a
 > standard manner.

No pb at all for French. I confirm
i have no report bug, as of today, where french.sty fails with eTeX.