README for the `plainpkg' package (C) Uwe Lueck 2012/09/20 `plainpkg.tex' provides a "minimal" method for making "generic" packages, combining `maybeload' functionality, fallback definitions for \ProvidesPackage and \RequirePackage, and handling of arbitrary (multiple) "private letters" in nested package files. The documentation contains a central reference for making and using "generic" packages based on `plainpkg.tex'. REQUIRED PACKAGES: stacklet (catcodes bundle) RELATED PACKAGES: miniltx, maybeload, catoptions, pcatcode (amsrefs), texapi; readprov KEYWORDs: macro programming, package management LICENSE: The package file `plainpkg.tex' and the documentation files `plainpkg-doc.pdf' and `plainpkg-doc.tex' can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the LaTeX Project Public License; either version 1.3c of the License, or any later version, see http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt There is NO WARRANTY, indeed this is still somewhat experimental. The `plainpkg' package is author-maintained in the sense of the license. The latest public version of the package is available at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/generic/plainpkg/ A TDS version of the package is available as http://mirror.ctan.org/install/macros/generic/plainpkg.tds.zip Please report bugs, problems, and suggestions via http://www.contact-ednotes.sty.de.vu
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plainpkg – A minimal method for making generic packages
The package provides a minimal method for making generic (i.e., TeX-format-independent) packaged, combining maybeload functionality, fallback definitions for LaTeX \ProvidesPackage and \RequirePackage functionality, and handling of arbitrary (multiple) “private letters” (analagous LaTeX packages’ use of “@”) in nested package files. The documentation contains a central reference for making and using generic packages based on the package.
The LaTeX Project Public License 1.3|
|Contained in||TeX Live as plainpkg|
|MiKTeX as plainpkg|
support for development of (La)TeX macros|
macros that are independent of the (TeX) format in use