[texhax] typset mistranslates the anglbrackets

Uwe Lück uwe.lueck at web.de
Tue Mar 19 16:19:34 CET 2013

Am Dienstag, den 19.03.2013, 14:13 +0100 schrieb Uwe Lück:
> Am Montag, den 18.03.2013, 21:28 +0000 schrieb Philip TAYLOR:
> > In books on linguistics (such as Quirk), <Am.E> and <Br.E> are
> > regularly recurring terms.
> Do they have other math content, such as Chomsky stuff? 
> Could those involved in production simply not have known 
> about typographically better symbols? Couldn't the 
> publishers simply have said "We don't have other angle 
> brackets here"? -- TeXbook p. 427, thanks Reinhard.

While I was looking for something very different, I discovered 
that in linguistics angle brackets are used for referring to 


The English Wikipedia article only shows the "proper" angle 
brackets. The German Wikipedia tells much more about notation
variants for graphemes and sequences of graphemes:


including "acute" brackets with really acute angles.



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