[texhax] Does anyone use the full-sized \prime?
Joel C. Salomon
joelcsalomon at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 18:40:02 CET 2011
(Cross-posted to c.t.tex & texhax)
Is there any use to the full-sized (i.e., not superscripted) \prime
glyph? The only situation in which I can imagine using it would be
something like this:
In the expression $\mathbf{M}^{\mathrm{T}\prime}$,
the superscript $\mathrm{T}\prime$ means ...
This is very contrived, but does it happen in real life?
(Context for my question: Will Robertson is considering adding a sanity
check to unicode-math to warn about \prime being used outside the
context of a superscript; see
<https://github.com/wspr/unicode-math/issues/223>. I'm wondering if
there might be a drawback to such a feature.)
--Joel
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