On 11-3-2011 7:12, Mojca Miklavec wrote:

Thank you. What exactly was the reason to disable the old syntax? Why
not maybe defining it to give at least a warning (or even error)
printing out a message saying what to do. It is a bit weird to see the
code compile fine without ever noticing that something went wrong.

there are a few more primitives disabled (and an overload with message is no option as there is no way to intercept the parser)

reasons: more consistency, less error prone, better tracing etc

Is there any chance that a single command would be provided that would
work both in mkii and mkiv (in mkii it would call \synctex=1 and in
mkiv it would call \enabledirectives[system,synctex])?

                                             ^ period !

i'm not going to bother about mkii in this respect, in mkiv we move away from variables in favor of directives, trackers and experiments

Hans

-----------------------------------------------------------------
                                          Hans Hagen | PRAGMA ADE
              Ridderstraat 27 | 8061 GH Hasselt | The Netherlands
    tel: 038 477 53 69 | voip: 087 875 68 74 | www.pragma-ade.com
                                             | www.pragma-pod.nl
-----------------------------------------------------------------
___________________________________________________________________________________
If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the 
Wiki!

maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context
webpage  : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net
archive  : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/
wiki     : http://contextgarden.net
___________________________________________________________________________________

Reply via email to