CTAN package renamed and updated: xpackages

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Aug 6 16:11:16 CEST 2008

ctan-upload at cl.cam.ac.uk wrote:

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> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: xpackages
> Author's name: Morten Høgholm
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/xpackages
> Summary description: xpackages update
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> This is a snapshot of the svn repository as of 2008/08/03.
> Only stable modules are included, which currently is limited to the
> modules  xbase and xtheorem.
> Changes in xparse:
> Semantics for \DeclareDocumentCommand has reverted to the original
> (overwrite).  Two new commands \NewDocumentCommand and
> \RenewDocumentCommand have been introduced. Same applies for
> environments.
> Xparse:
> A reimplementation of the interface to AMS-LaTeX's theorem definition
> commands, using the facilities of the template package of xbase.

the interested user may browse the (extensive) readme file for further

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> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/xpackages.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/xpackages

thanks for the upload -- everything is now installed and catalogued.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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