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Re: \coffin_new:c ?

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 On 06/03/2011 12:50, Arno Trautmann wrote: > Ok, to go into detail: I wrote a class for typesetting flashcards to > prepare for exams. The user writes something like > > \card > question1 > > answer1 > > etc. The blank lines are just to minimize writing effort. The questions > are then set on the front side of a paper, the answers on the back side. > Now, question and answer have to fit together, so I have to store > content in boxes and putting them in the correct order onto a grid on > both sides of a page. > Using LaTeX2ε, I stored the content in macros with names given by a > counter (question@page) that is raised for every question on one page: > > \expandafter\def\csname answer@\thequestion@page \endcsname{#3} > > and placed them using minipages and reversed textdirection (rtl) for the > answers. That was not very robust and the code looks ugly, so I am > looking for a more stable way and coffins seem to be helpful here. Seems like a good enough reason for "c" variants at a code level to me. Expect them to pop up later today or tomorrow. -- Joseph Wright