New CTAN package: yax

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Thu Jun 17 18:31:55 CEST 2010

the daemon's struggling to keep up:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: yax
> Author's name: Paul Isambert
> Author's email: zappathustra at
> Location on CTAN: macros/generic
> Summary description: Yet Another Key System.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> At first sight, YaX is just a key-system (and at second sight
> too). However, YaX rather organizes attributes in parameters, and the
> latter can be executed, so that YaX is halfway between key management
> and macro definition (and actually aims at being a user's interface). 
> Values to attributes can be retrieved and tested in various ways, with
> full expandability ensured as much as possible. 
> Finally, YaX's syntax is a quite peculiar (as few braces as possible),
> but can be customized. 
> It is based on texapi and thus requires e-TeX.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the files and created an entry in
the catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
> or they may browse the package directory at

the catalogue entry will appear some time overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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