CTAN Update: eplain

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Mon May 16 08:16:47 CEST 2016

Karl Berry submitted an update to the



Version:  3.8
License:  gpl2

Summary description:  Extended plain TeX macros

Announcement text:

 Eplain version 3.8 is available from CTAN via http://ctan.org/pkg/eplain
 and directly from http://tug.org/eplain.  It's also included in TeX

 This minor release updates the bundled ifpdf.sty to the current version,
 and fixes btxmac.tex to avoid conflicts with babel's plain.def.

 General: the Eplain macro package extends and expands on the definitions
 in plain TeX.  It's intended to provide useful definitions regardless of
 how a document might be formatted, such as cross-referencing by labels.

 Eplain was originally developed for the book TeX for the Impatient,
 published by Addison-Wesley in 1990.  That book is now freely available,
 from http://ctan.org/pkg/impatient, along with several translations.
 (Also in TeX distributions.)

 Please send bug reports to tex-eplain at tug.org
 (web interface: http://lists.tug.org/tex-eplain).

 Happy expanded TeXing,


The package's Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package's files themselves can be inspected at

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   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra RĂ¼be-Pugliese

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