LATEX-L Archives

Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project


Options: Use Classic View

Use Monospaced Font
Show HTML Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
Joseph Wright <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 3 Dec 2008 16:59:32 +0000
text/plain (12 lines)
Arno Trautmann wrote:

> why is \if:w, but \if_meaning:NN, \if_cs_meaning:NN and \if_token_eq:NN?
> The syntax is the same in all cases – I would have expected :w after all.

I suspect that this is on the clean-up list one way or another.  Having
four functions for one primitive is clearly excessive.  I wonder if this
one falls into the same category as \exp_after:NN, where :w is more
accurate but :NN is true enough of the time to be more helpful.
Joseph Wright