[texhax] document broken under windows

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Thu Oct 14 21:30:21 CEST 2010

  Le 14/10/2010 21:18, Arno Trautmann a écrit :
> Paul Isambert wrote:
>>   Question: instead of Heiko's code, why not simply \pdfescapestring?
>> \cooltooltip{label}{description}{\pdfescapestring{more
>> description(}}{}{content}
> Maybe because I’m a fool … indeed, it works as expected.

Well, actually, if Heiko didn't think of it, that might be because it's 
not such a good solution. So my question was rather directed at Heiko.
And I wouldn't call anybody a fool just because he/she doesn't think of 
\pdfescapestring. It's not like it's used very often. One may wonder, 
though, why it's not used in cooltooltips, and that's where I start 
thinking that might not be the better solution.

>> works very well. Provided you use pdfTeX, that is.
> pdfTeX works. luaTeX does not. Which is strange because it should know
> all pdfTeX primitives. But they may not be activated in luaLaTeX …
> stupid format, I know … I have to look that up.

No, the primitive is disabled in LuaTeX, along with other primitives, 
probably because it can be mimicked with Lua. I can't see any good 
reason why the LuaTeX team chose to remove those primitives (even if 
they're mimickable), but, well, they did.

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