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

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Sun May 13 14:15:28 CEST 2018

On 13/05/2018 12:23, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 13/05/2018 10:57, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Modulo any issues that show up in testing, all of the above is now 
>> done and on my GitHub fork 
>> (https://github.com/josephwright/texlive-source/tree/Ucharcat: this 
>> branch has 'all the stuff' on it).
>> I know that https://github.com/texjporg/tex-jp-build already has a 
>> branch for \expanded. What's the best way to request 'officially' that 
>> the changes go into pdfTeX/XeTeX? I can send a .diff to the pdfTeX dev 
>> list, and put in a pull request on SourceForge for XeTeX, if that's best.
> Thanks for working on these things, Joseph.
> For xetex, a pull request would be the best approach, I think; or if 
> it's feasible to do separate PRs for each feature, that would probably 
> make reviewing and tracking the changes easier.
> Is there documentation of the added features available somewhere, so we 
> can more accurately understand what we're thinking of adding? Thanks!
> JK

Excellent: I'll start on putting something together later today.

Do you want all PRs against master or can they be 'chained'? Adding 
primitives, it's easier if you are working knowing which others have 
been created.


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