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Compile tex.web with Pascal like the original TeX82 instead of using web2c:

"TeX-FPC – A collection of change files for a TeX system based on Free Pascal"

ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/u

@mc Glad to see Pascal still being used! Decades since I used it now, but I remember it was nice, not as cryptic as C/C++ and such. For example, "begin" is easier to understand than {.

@eliasr This is the case of Pascal being revived, sort of, since TeX82 was written in Pascal to begin with.

@eliasr That is, the current version of TeX is written in WEB, which is a literate programming version of Pascal. It's usually compiled with web2c, which translates it to C and then compiles it with a C compiler.

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