New CTAN package: ltxkeys

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at
Thu Jul 14 16:59:10 CEST 2011

the daemon arrived too late last night to deal with this one:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: ltxkeys
> Author's name: Ahmed Musa
> Location on CTAN: 
> Summary description: A robust key parser.
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> The ltxkeys package provides facilities for creating and managing keys
> in the sense of the keyval and xkeyval packages, but it is intended to
> be more robust and faster. Its robustness emanates from its ability to
> preserve braces in key values throughout parsing. The need to preserve
> braces in key values arises often in parsing keys. This is often the
> case in, eg, the xwatermark package. The package is faster than the
> xkeyval package because, among other features, it avoids
> character-wise parsing of key values (which is called selective
> sanitization by the xkeyval package).
> It also provides additional functionalities for defining and managing keys.        

i have installed the new package, and made an entry in the catalogue
repository that describes it.

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

The catalogue entry will first appear on the web (some time) overnight

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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