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

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Sat Jan 9 01:52:50 CET 2010

On 2010-01-08 15:44:49 +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.
> As said, only because someone suggested to you to use internal
> macros does not mean it is the right way.

So, \renewcommand{\Fcolonspace}{\thinspace} is not correct either
since it is not documented. Only ThinColonSpace=true is documented
for the current version. But this also means that Debian/stable is

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