[texhax] TeX vs LaTeX primitives

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Dec 30 11:55:57 CET 2013

Ulrike Fischer wrote:

> Am Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:48:34 -0500 schrieb Victor Ivrii:

>> 2) How in general distinguish truly LaTeX macros?
> By looking in the code or the documentation. 

Factually accurate, but hardly satisfactory.  If LaTeX 3 is to
be a new language which does not carry with it the legacy of
TeX primitives, then it should also have a new syntax so that
its macros can be immediately distinguishable from TeX primitives.

Philip Taylor

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