ctan update: expl3

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Sun Oct 10 21:52:01 CEST 2010

the daemon is 

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: expl3
> Author's name: The LaTeX Project
> Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/expl3/
> Summary description: Low-level LaTeX3 programming conventions
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> This release (SVN 2072)
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> In this release, some historical issues have been addressed.
> The \intexpr_... functions have all be been renamed to 
> \int_..., following the earlier removal of the l3num module.
> This brings the integer functions into line with those for 
> dimensions and skips. The old names are still provided at
> present. This is a transitional arrangement: other packages
> should be updated to use the new names as soon as possible.
> The display of messages is also being re-examined: at this 
> stage the changes are not complete although hopefully 
> improvements have already been made.
> Documentation improvements are ongoing. In this snapshot the
> modules l3int and l3clist have updated documentation which is
> more formal than that produced earlier. Other modules will be
> updated in forthcoming snapshots.

thanks for the upload; i have installed the new version and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/expl3.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/expl3/

the catalogue entry will change, slightly, overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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