CTAN update: l3kernel

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Wed Aug 17 22:51:35 CEST 2011

the daemon tells 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 latex-project.org
> Package version: SVN 2607
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/l3kernel/
> Summary description: Experimental LaTeX3 concepts
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Snapshot of SVN 2607
> This release adds experimental functionality to xparse, and
> also support for this in other areas. It also includes
> a small number of other changes:
>  - xparse now supports (experimental) verbatim argument
>    grabbing. As discussed in the documentation, this
>    allows xparse to generate \verb-like functions.
>  - Support function \peek_N_type:TF added for testing if
>    a token can be grabbed as an N-type argument.
>  - \tl_trim_spaces:n is improved in handling of spaces.
>  - \int_to_base: performance is improved.
>  - Deprecated functions should now not be used anywhere in
>    team code (in preparation for removal of deprecated
>    functions in a later snapshot).

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

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/l3kernel.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/l3kernel/

similarly, i have installed new versions of the l3packages and
l3experimental bundles:


Name of contribution: l3packages
Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/l3packages/

Of which users may view the package catalogue entry at
or they may browse the package directory at


Name of contribution: l3experimental
Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/l3experimental/

Of which users may view the package catalogue entry at
or they may browse the package directory at


The catalogue entries will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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