New CTAN package: texapi

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Thu Jun 17 18:35:11 CEST 2010

the weather's almost like summer, and the daemon staggers in with a new

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: texapi
> Author's name: Paul Isambert
> Location on CTAN: macros/generic
> Summary description: Macros to write format-independent packages.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Texapi provides utility macros to write format-independent (and
> -aware) packages. It is similar in spirit to Philipp Lehman's
> etoolbox, except it isn't tied to LaTeX. 
> Tools include: engine and format detection, expansion control, command
> definition and manipulation, various testing macros, string
> operations, and highly customizable while and for loops. 
> The package 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 won't appear until after the processing run some
time tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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