[texhax] chktex, are it's reports any good?

David Niklas great123456 at mail.com
Sat Apr 22 23:25:15 CEST 2017

On Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:13:01 +0200
Susan Dittmar <Susan.Dittmar at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am 19.04.2017 um 02:22 schrieb David Niklas:
> > On Sun, 16 Apr 2017 13:31:55 +1200  
> >> On 16/04/17 12:50, great123456 at mail.com wrote:  
> >>> # Don't all commands end with a space?    
> >>
> >> No.  None do, really.  
> > Then how do they end?
> > Still kinda lost on this one.  
> A command ends at the point where anything other than a command starts.
> A space is one such possibility and perfectly fine.
> The warning has more to do with a common mistake TeX-newbies make. Many
> users tend to forget that space after a command is very likely to be
> gobbled up. So this warning should perhaps read "in case you expect a
> space in output at this point, you forgot to explicitly tell TeX so".
> Susan

Thanks! For a while I was wondering if every guide on Latex up to this
point had steered me wrong.

\me wrote:
> Actually, I've been using latex2html and viewing the file with lynx.
> I see a "
> But I understand now, thanks.

latex2html only outputs a " when a " is used, when you use a `` and ''
then you get a `` and ''. I think I aught to report this upstream and see
what they say.


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