# [texhax] How to define a macro like \input

Tony Mobily merc at mobily.com
Mon May 12 18:23:05 CEST 2003

Hello,

> > As you know, \input treats his arguments
> > in various ways, ...
> > Yes, how can we define a macro like \input?
>
>Don Knuth, in his infinite wisdom, decided to make TeX macro
>syntax completely different from TeX built-in command syntax.

Err... I was just wondering: is this good or bad?

Merc.