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 Re: \int_eval:n versus \dim_eval:n/skip_eval:n [was Re: l3luatex module] Joseph Wright <[log in to unmask]> Fri, 7 Jan 2011 08:47:04 +0000 text/plain (21 lines) On 06/01/2011 08:18, Joseph Wright wrote: > I've gone back and forward through this, and I think in the end this is > the best plan. In the end, expl3 should be designed 'on its own merits', > and that may mean that some mixed plain TeX\expl3 cases are a little > awkward. For what we want, an expandable \int_eval:n makes most sense, > and by logical extension \dim_eval:n and \skip_eval:n should also be > expandable. > > What we do need to do is to make sure that this is clear in the > documentation, as Philipp has pointed out. Something like > > After two expansions, \int_eval:n yields a not an > . As a a result, it will require suitable > termination if used in a \TeX-style integer assignment. > > and a similar statement for dim and skip cases. This is now done in the SVN: I'll send it to CTAN in a few days. -- Joseph Wright