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CTAN package update: catoptions

Date: December 10, 2011 4:28:37 PM CET
i was away, and the daemon ignored my instruction not to accept uploads... > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: catoptions > Author's name: Ahmed Musa > Package version: 0.2.7a > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/catoptions/ > Summary description: Secure catcodes and pass options. > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Changed \newvariables and \docommalist to \cptnewvariables and > \cptdocommalist, respectively, to avoid potential clashes. The old > names are retained as aliases until packages that use them have all > been updated on CTAN. thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version, and updated the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/catoptions.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/catoptions/ The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

catoptions – Preserving and recalling standard catcodes

The package changes package loading internals so that all subsequently loaded packages can rely on normal/standard catcodes of all ASCII characters. The package defines canonical control sequences to represent all the visible ASCII characters. It also provides robust option parsing mechanisms (XDeclareOption, XExecuteOptions and XProcessOptions, which will be used by \documentclass if the package has already been loaded). The package also provides a range of other programming tools.

Packagecatoptions
Version0.2.7h
Copyright2010–2011 Ahmed Musa
MaintainerAhmed Musa

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