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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [AUCTeX-diffs] Changes to auctex/ChangeLog,v

From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: [AUCTeX-diffs] Changes to auctex/ChangeLog,v
Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 23:25:00 +0200

* David Kastrup (2008-05-01) writes:

> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>> +    * tex-buf.el (TeX-format-filter): Do not remove linebreak if the
>> +    following line starts with an opening parenthesis.
> I am not sure this is correct.

At least it's not worse than before this change.

> The main problem with TeX-format-filter
> may be that it does not work on raw bytes but on reencoded characters.
> But TeX itself counts off 79 raw bytes before doing a line end.  If we
> were taking this seriously, the process-filter would need to use unibyte
> encoding, reconcatenate lines of length 79 with the following character,
> then replace ^^xx sequences with the corresponding byte, and only then
> decode the resulting line according to the coding system of the source
> buffer.

I think we had this discussion before.  The current implementation is a
heuristic band-aid.

It would be nice if TeX engines had something like a --raw switch which
prevents formatting of output.


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