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Re: * RL * code review and strategy for macros set?

From: Dave Kemper
Subject: Re: * RL * code review and strategy for macros set?
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 19:03:45 -0500

On 8/12/20, Mike Bianchi <> wrote:
> you will find that the
> macros sets are built with fine-tuning in mind.

And in situations where they aren't -- if you can't make an individual
macro do precisely what you want -- you can always write your own
wrapper around it, or even your own version of that macro,
cannibalizing code from the standard version as needed.  This way
you're copying only small portions of the standard package, minimizing
this problem:

> I advise _against_ modifying the standard *.tmac files, especially with the
> sets like  me ,  ms  and  mm .  They rarely change, but when they do you loose
> the benefit of the fixes.

Yeah, for historical packages they change more than you might expect:

and will hopefully continue to evolve to support new output formats:

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