[tex-live] Primitive parity, \expanded and \Ucharcat

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Fri May 4 11:02:52 CEST 2018

On 03/05/2018 22:38, Joseph Wright wrote:
> - 'pdfutils': (u)pTeX has picked up a number of pdfTeX primitives, and
>    a subset have made their way into XeTeX too. However, XeTeX is still
>    missing several, most notably an expandable RNG. We are part-way
>    though working out patches to add the rest to XeTeX (RNG is done,
>    file data and timer to do)

To be clear, the full set of primitives here is

- \pdfrandomseed
- \pdfsetrandomseed
- \pdfuniformdeviate
- \pdfnormaldeviate

- \pdfresettimer
- \pdfelapsedtime

- \pdffilesize
- \pdffilemoddate
- \pdffiledump
- \pdfcreationdate

of which the first set is done (a working branch for XeTeX).


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