On 1/18/23 19:07, Hans Hagen via ntg-context wrote: > On 1/18/2023 6:47 PM, Pablo Rodriguez via ntg-context wrote: > [...] >> If I’m not wrong (in my previous statement), I think this is >> counterintuitive, since undefined commands are fine in TeX comments and >> undefined variables are fine inside \startluacode … \stopluacode. > > I bet you'd complain if \the\scratchdimen would not expand. You cannot > expect context to completely parse what goes into lua beforehand, unless > you are willing to get a performance hit (apart from a waste of time).
I’m starting to understand that one cannot have it all. I haven’t used so much Lua code to add an undefined TeX command in a comment. Different reply isn’t wrong, only it needs to be known in advance. > Thanks for adding to the wiki, I have discovered after the addition that this was explained before (last paragraph from https://wiki.contextgarden.net/Programming_in_LuaTeX#Calling_Lua_from_TeX). To emphasize it visually, I abused the <blockquote> element. If any wiki wizard knows better, please tell. Many thanks for your help, Pablo ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / https://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : https://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net archive : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/ wiki : https://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________