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5:23 AM
@ShreevatsaR That post would meet marmot's match :)
 
yo'
5:33 AM
@JosephWright Thinking of it, I'd say it would be ok. Anyway, we should create an golfing language where \bye is not needed (and some other modifications, like using ASCII 128-255 for the most common primitives.
 
 
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2:50 PM
how many votes close a question?
 
yo'
@tjt263 one or five
 
which?
also, are there votes for and against?
 
yo'
Well, five. But a single duplicate vote of someone wth a golden tag badge suffices
 
it's not many.

what's a single duplicate vote?

what's a golden tag?
@ShreevatsaR it's gone. what happened? they wanted to plagiarize something?
@AlanMunn i'll be your friend. i'm a sound engineer too
 
3:33 PM
@DavidPurton what was that?
 
3:47 PM
@tjt263 It was mainly a somewhat lame joke. :)
 
@tjt263 google that phrase ;-)
 
@tjt263 People can vote to keep a question open from the review queue. These votes slow down the the process, but don't work exactly to counteract the close vote numbers.
 
4:00 PM
Hello,
I would appreciate if someone helps me to identify the names of the parts of a book. I've been searching online but the textbook I have has a confusing front "matter", which I can't identify. There is (as usual) a cover leaf at the beginning of the book, whose front page contains the title and illustration, and whose back is blank (white). So I assume the back of the front-cover page is (called) the inside front-cover (or not?). It gets confusing for this particular textbook because it has a leaf that follows the front cover-page but which does not look like a front flyleaf (because
 
@bp2017 Have you read the memdesign.pdf document (texdoc memdesign)? It might have what you need.
 
4:28 PM
@AlanMunn, thank you, I'll take a look.
 
4:40 PM
@DavidPurton any cricket news?
 
4:58 PM
@DavidCarlisle +1
 
First link on googling "ashes 2019":
 
 
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7:10 PM
ooh
 
7:21 PM
@JosephWright l3backend-pdfmode has \__pdf_backend_version_major_gset:n, but l3backend-dvipdfmx has \__pdf_backend_version_major:n (and similar for minor).
 
@UlrikeFischer Ooops
@UlrikeFischer I guess I'll fix that and do an update for all of the fixes Bruno's added too
 
@JosephWright I just tried to correct it but the version is wrong in the pdf - just looking.
 
7:42 PM
@JosephWright there were also two ~ missing. I pushed a correction.
 
@UlrikeFischer Those spaces are needed?
Fair enough
 
@JosephWright looks so, \special{pdf:majorversion2} doesn't work.
 
7:58 PM
@UlrikeFischer OK, building now
 
 
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11:23 PM
@DavidCarlisle @UlrikeFischer sigh, it's all very unfortunate really.
 

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