New CTAN package: xfor

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Thu Jun 28 18:29:59 CEST 2007

quoth the cambridge upload daemon:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: xfor
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/xfor
> Summary description: extends \@for
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> The xfor package redefines \@for so that it is possible to prematurely
> terminate the loop before the end of the list is reached. A
> conditional is provided to afterwards test if the loop prematurely
> terminated, and the remainder of the list is stored in
> \@forremainder. 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------

thanks for the upload; i've installed it as suggested and made an entry
in the catalogue.

Interested viewers may look at my first stab at a catalogue entry for
the package at
or may browse the package itself at

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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