[tex-live] Bug#564089: \FDP at colonspace is no longer defined in frenchb v2.3d (v2.4a is OK)

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Fri Jan 8 16:21:57 CET 2010

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 03:44:49PM +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Fr, 08 Jan 2010, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > But will \renewcommand{\Fcolonspace}{\thinspace} still work in
> > 10 years?
> Sorry, who cares? If you want that, use plain tex. Yes that is life 
> even in the TeX World. You probably can process all documents even
> after loads of time, but probably they need some tweaking.

The official interface may or may not work after 10 years, but there is
no guarantee internal macros be still working tomorrow, you pick your

(The most thing I hate in LaTeX world is packages redefining the
internals of other packages to get around some bug or a miss-feature,
see 'bidi' package for an extreme example of this!)

 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer
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