[texhax] derivatives and integrals: math operators

Dan Hatton vi5u0-texhax at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Aug 8 21:33:23 CEST 2009

On Thu, 6 Aug 2009, Phil Parker wrote:

> Since we create the stuff, we get to make the rules, conventions,
> guidelines, etc.

It suddenly occured to me: if we want to adopt this principle (and I'm
not _entirely_ convinced I do ;-)), I guess we need to look into how
Leibniz typeset the "d" of total differentials.  Does anyone know?

(The answer "he used whatever typepiece the printer had to hand on the
day he walked into the print shop" strikes me as a strong




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