[tex-live] Difficulties in Rewriting the Core TeX WEB Code

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Nov 13 23:37:44 CET 2016

2016-11-13 23:14 GMT+01:00 Jayesh Badwaik <public at jayeshbadwaik.in>:
> My feeling is, it would be better to have the core TeX WEB code in a more
> modern format, however the idea apparently has very little traction (most
> probably due to very good reasons).

There is LuaTeX, which contains TeX's WEB code translated to C and improved.

Which problem do you want to solve?


PS: Note that we already have code for random numbers in Metafont (and
MetaPost, pdfTeX and LuaTeX).

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