upload: l3kernel

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Sat Aug 13 16:13:49 CEST 2011

while i was out shopping, the daemon told me:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: l3kernel
> Author's name: The LaTeX3 Project
> Author's email: latex-team at
> Package version: 2564
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/l3kernel/
> Summary description: LaTeX3 programming conventions
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Snapshot of SVN 2564
> --------------------
> This is a maintenance release. It includes a bug fix for the
> definition of \ExplSyntaxNamesOff. A number of issues in l3tl have
> been addressed:
>  - \tl_reverse:n now retains spaces in the input token list.
>  - The behaviour of \tl_length:n and \tl_if_single:n(TF)
>    with respect to spaces in input is now clearly defined.
>  - New experimental functions added to complement 
>    \tl_reverse:n and \tl_length:n which work on a token
>    (see the documentation for full details).
>  - New experimental approach to converting the case of
>    token lists in an expandable manner.
>  - \tl_head:n and \tl_tail:n have defined behaviour for
>    empty arguments.

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

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

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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