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Re: docs: #' no longer needed with \tag, \removeWithTag, \keepWithTag

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: docs: #' no longer needed with \tag, \removeWithTag, \keepWithTag
Date: Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:29:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

James <address@hidden> writes:

> On 26/12/13 07:51, David Kastrup wrote:
>> James <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Anyway, it is useful I think to mention this somehow in the
>>> documenation, but apart from numerals what other characters would
>>> break LP's syntax in this specific regard?
>> Words are formed by letters and non-ASCII characters, with single
>> hyphens or underlines allowed inside.
>> So -wer--g-i-e--l-
>> splits into - wer -- g-i-e -- l -
>> Anything outside of the basic ASCII range behaves like a letter.
> So if I have this right (sorry to be so dull about this) you said:
> \tag #'violin1
> but you cannot write
> \tag violin1
> So could you write
> \tag violin-one
> or
> \tag violin£

On my first computer, a veritable Nascom II, I had £ instead of # as
character 35 if I remember correctly.  But you are right: in this time
and day, it should work.

> or
> \tag violin"
> which as far as I can tell, are non-ASCII characters.

Yes, all of those should work as labels (or, following \, as the name
part of, uh, a control sequence?).  As would violin-I, violin①, violin②
and a few others.

David Kastrup

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