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On 06/03/2011 04:54, Arno Trautmann wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> maybe a stupid question, but is there a reason that there are no
> variants for the coffin functions like the :c type?
> I want to make use of a counter in coffins names, and :c would make life
> much more easier than using \expandafter. Or is there another, yet more
> elegant way to use a counter in the macro name?
> 
> cheers
> Arno

It's not 100 clear yet, but the initial plan at least for me is that
coffins are a design-level construct. That means that \NewCoffin is the
way to produce coffins - \coffin_new:N is there mainly to be wrapped up
in a design-level function.

Perhaps you might illustrate what you're doing at a 'concept' level?
--
Joseph Wright