
From:  Doug McIlroy 
Subject:  [Groff] : ASCII Minus Sign in man Pages 
Date:  Mon, 01 May 2017 18:55:19 0400 
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> If you want a real minus sign (in particular in mathematical > formular as opposed to in programming language source code), > \ is not a good choise. This statement baffles me. That is exactly what \ is supposed to mean: the mathematical minus sign. In particular it is supposed to match + in width and weight. Are you saying that it no longer has that property and something else does? Doug
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