[metapost] verbatimtex... etex after mpost 1.210

Boguslaw Jackowski B_Jackowski at GUST.org.pl
Fri Aug 27 10:40:48 CEST 2010


>>> After thinking about it, I would suggest instead that the
>>> whitespace *on the same line* of *every* occurrence of verbatimtex be 
>>> removed, up to the first new-line (included) or to the first 
>>> non-space character (not included).

>> Assuming there is agreement. It makes sense to me, but ...

> I am in agreement.  I cannot think of a situation where this
> would produce unintended behavior. Except for, perhaps,
> the case of a comment character, but it is actually unclear
> to me what a user might intend by that.


> Finally, if it turns out there are problems with the this
> proposal, it might then be useful to have a separate
> way to specify just the header line (or lines) of the TeX file.

Reasonable also (e.g., for overriding file settings from comand line).

Cheers -- Jacko

  Bogus\l{}aw Jackowski: B_Jackowski at GUST.ORG.PL
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