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**To**:*Hans Aberg <haberg@matematik.su.se>, math-font-discuss@cogs.susx.ac.uk***Subject**:**Re: Binary Relations, draft 1****From**:*"Y&Y, Inc." <support@yandy.com>***Date**: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 17:28:45 -0500- Content-Length: 580

At 23:13 1998-11-17 +0100, Hans Aberg wrote: >The traditional typographical explanation, or rule, that names such as >"sin", "cos" should be typeset upright is that these are functions. But >this does not explain why the "f" in f(x) should be typeset as a variable, >when it clearly is a function. I think the reason (if any) to make the distinction of setting these upright is that they are mulitletter combinations rather than that they are functions. This helps distinquish `sin' from the product of s, i, and n. Y&Y, Inc. mailto:support@YandY.com http://www.YandY.com

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