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strange math codes
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- Subject: strange math codes
- From: Frank Mittelbach <Frank.Mittelbach@uni-mainz.de>
- Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1993 09:21:47 +0200
> \mathcode`\ ="8000 % \space
> \mathcode`\'="8000 % ^\prime
> \mathcode`\_="8000 % \_
> I can see the reason for prime, but why the other two?
if i remember ocrrectly the math code is looked at if the catcode of
the corresponding char is 11 or 12. Don's definitions thus allow him
to just write _ in math for \_ by making it catcode 12, same for the
space if the active form has a suitable definition.
nevertheless i don't think it should be in lplain but that is a