On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 09:21:28PM +0000, chz wrote:
> Am So, den 21.12.2003 schrieb Simon Pepping um 19:38:
> > Are you aware that there is a (completely faithful) reimplementation
> > of TeX in Java? It is called NTS, and can be found on CTAN,
> > e.g. www.tex.ac.uk or ftp.tex.ac.uk. IIRC it is to be found in
> > directory systems.
> Jep. Had a short look at it. But as you say: It seems to be a
> reimplmentation of TeX. That's ok, cause that was the goal for version
> 1.0 but as far as I can see it's (sorry) nearly useless. I'm not that
> deep in the NTS code to be sure, but because it's a reimplementation I
> could image that NTS simulates ASCII-code instead of using Unicode. So
> there would be no additional value. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

That is correct, except that the limitations in NTS are artificial and
could be relaxed.

Regards, Simon

Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.nl

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