CTAN has a new bundle: xbase

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Dec 18 10:35:21 CET 2006

On Tue, 12 Dec 2006, Morten Høgholm submitted the

   xbase bundle

on behalf on the LaTeX Project.

Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/exptl/project/xbase
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 
The xbase bundle provides the packages xparse and template.

xparse provides a high-level interface for declaring document commands, 
e.g., a uniform way to define commands taking optional arguments, 
optional stars (and others), mandatory arguments and more.
template provides an interface for defining generic functions using a 
key=val syntax.

All files are also available in the Subversion (SVN) repository of the 
LaTeX3 Project, which is located at 


The bundle on CTAN is a snapshot of the SVN repository as of 2006/12/12. 


This package is located at 
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For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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