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Re: In eqn(1), shouldn't a brace be in roman?

From: G. Branden Robinson
Subject: Re: In eqn(1), shouldn't a brace be in roman?
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 15:13:36 +1100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

Hi, Dalse

At 2021-11-15T20:00:24-0800, Dale Snell wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 3:50 PM G. Branden Robinson
> > The braces show up in italics in the output (using groff 1.22.4, "groff
> > -e -ms").  Isn't that wrong?
> I would say no, that isn't wrong.  According to the EQN user's
> guide* §14, Quoted Text:
> “   Any input entirely within quotes ("...") is not subject to any
> of the font changes and spacing adjustments normally done by the
> equation setter.

Ah, thanks!

>  .LP
>  .DS
>  .EQ
>  S = roman "{" x | x \[mo] Z, x > pi roman "}"
>  .EN
>  .DE

Yup, that's exactly what I did to get what I wanted, but had thought it
was superfluous under the original grammar.  I see now that that wasn't
the case.

I have too much to learn to soon rewrite our eqn(1) page as I just did
tbl(1), but it's occupying a room in my Hilbert Hotel of a to-do list.

Thanks again.


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