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More on subscripts and superscripts
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: More on subscripts and superscripts
- From: Jim.Davies@prg.oxford.ac.uk
- Date: Fri, 13 Aug 93 16:55:23 BST
- Cc: email@example.com
Absolutely. I still have no idea why DEK adopted that syntax for
\over and friends. Oh well...
I'm guessing, of course, but I think it was an attempt at
user-friendliness. Someone's book (Diller's, I think) touts
this as a jolly good idea (\over, etc).
Arrows and glyphs? Having experimented with various composite arrows (and
\kerned myself silly in the process) and seen them fall apart from time to
time, I would want everything as a single glyph (okay, but you know what I
mean). Of course, Alan's TeXnical knowledge is deeper than my own, but...