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Re: backslash no longer works in indices

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: backslash no longer works in indices
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 18:40:35 +0200 (CEST)

>     Well, with texinfo.tex from 4.13 `\q' works, with current CVS it
>     doesn't.
> Ok, now I'm totally baffled.  Maybe \ never acted as a quote char
> back then?

No idea :-) I only see an incompatible change in texinfo.tex, for
whatever reasons.  Unfortunately, I haven't yet found a solution which
gives the same result (this is, producing `\foo' in the index,
whatever the macro argument is) with the old and the new texinfo.tex

Do you know one?

> As for behavior of the perl makeinfo (tp/texi2any.pl is the code
> base currently being developed by Patrice), don't worry about it.
> Presumably we can make it do whatever we want.

OK.  Please make it behave the same as with texinfo.tex.


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