Re: A job for eTeX. Frank, David Kastrup wrote: << currently involved with programming a footnote package, I was trying to get a clue about just when to insert \color@begingroup and \color@endgroup >> Some years ago, you discussed misfeatures of the TeX 3 '\mark' mechanism and ideas for fixing it. Are those ideas adequate for David Kastrup's present purposes? Has Omega implemented those ideas? e-TeX has not. Laurent S.