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Re: bug? with texi2dvi and udotaccent in section

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: bug? with texi2dvi and udotaccent in section
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 22:42:05 +0100
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On Fri, Jan 10, 2003 at 12:12:46PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
> Nevertheless, I put a new texinfo.tex onto ftp.gnu.org (etc.), which
> handles more of the various accent commands in @section's and indexes

OK.  Karl, you've explained me that \indexdummies is the place to put
the definitions to, so we don't need \preventexpand.

When looking at \indexdummies, I've discovered that there are various

The definition of replacement for a control word takes several forms:

  \def\"{\realbackslash "}%
  \def\,##1{\realbackslash ,{##1}}%
  \def\code##1{\realbackslash code {##1}}%
  \def\bf{\realbackslash bf }%
  \def\w{\realbackslash w }%
  \def\H{\realbackslash H}%
  \def\l{\realbackslash l}%
  \def\ss{\realbackslash ss}%

the last three forms are incorrect, the break on "address@hidden ko" and 

I think we can universally use a definition similar to @" for control
characters and similar to @w for control words.

And to ensure consistency, it's best to do it automatically by a macro.

Please look at the attached patch.

Pat, will you please apply the attached patch to the latest texinfo.tex
(after applying my previous patch for acute accent) and run your tests?

PS: This was second case today, when I used sed to reduce parts of
texinfo.tex written in ``cut and paste'' style.   :-)

        Stepan Kasal

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