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Robert Alessi <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 15 Jan 2022 09:41:08 +0100
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Hi Frank,

On Fri, Jan 14, 2022 at 06:12:56PM +0100, Frank Mittelbach wrote:
> Hi Robert
> > Thank you!  I should have examined this more thoroughly.  I used dox
> > because I needed a macro to describe options.  But now I see that I
> > can say \NewDocElement{Option}{option}, which is fine.
> one of the reasons for upgrading doc after such a long time was to add the
> ability to document other kind of code beside macros/envs so it how
> essentially offers what dox offered in the past but with a somewhat
> different API and a bit more functionality.
> the other reason for upgrading was to enable hyperref support out of the
> box, because this is also usually wanted/needed.

I read the documentation last night.  These are great improvements,
thank you!

> > 
> > Something similar affects the colordoc package because it redefines
> > doc's \macro@finish, which has been changed.
> > 
> > What should we do?  Will the LaTeX3 team contact the authors of these
> > packages or should rather I do it myself?
> If could would do that and talk to Didier and Federico, it would be very
> much appreciated ... we are  stretched a bit thin, but if you prefer I'll do
> it.
> Might also be worth talking to Scott because his skeletons could then
> perhaps also see some update

I just did.  I opened an issue on Github for dox and passed on a few
lines to Frederico Garcia (colordoc) and Scott about incompatibilities
and upcoming changes.



> best
> frank
> >