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Re: @var{foo} -> <foo>

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: @var{foo} -> <foo>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:49:09 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-12-10)

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 11:42:28PM +0000, Karl Berry wrote:
> Patrice,
>     For the Maxima manual, variables are enclosed in angle
>     brackets, e.g. @var{foo} => <foo>.
> I believe I have seen other manuals wanting to do this too.
> What if we made an option for this specific variant output?
> It seems pretty reasonable to me.  At least as reasonable as some of the
> other variations we already support with @exampleindent and the like.
> (If anything, rms's usage of all capitals is what was nonstandard in the
> first place.)

Maybe the best would be to have an option for not outputting @var in
upper case.  Then the user could be @definfoenclose for the angle


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