# to tilde or not to tilde

Paulo Ney de Souza pauloney at gmail.com
Mon Oct 7 00:35:03 CEST 2019

Yeahhh...journals accept a bunch is BS, serious ones do refuse it. Plos is
a serious outlet, but have no experience with TeX.

You should get a few well typeset texts - specially from the 19th century
and check them out.

PN

On Sun, Oct 6, 2019, 7:29 PM Schneider, Thomas (NIH/NCI) [E] <
schneidt at mail.nih.gov> wrote:

> Paulo:
>
> > NO centered mathematical formula should contain any punctuation at
> > the end of the line -- even if it is to terminate a sentence.
> >
> > Punctuation have a role in typography -- to introduce a pause at
> > reading -- and with a centered formula that pause already EXIST. The
> > correct is:
> >
> >
> > A = \pi r ^2
> >
> >
> > even if it is ending a sentence or a paragraph.
>
> I think we will just have to agree to disagree.  I find the comma
> useful for pausing while the period ends a sentence and otherwise I
> feel I'm hanging.  In any case, the journal accepts them.
>
> Tom
>
>   Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
>   Senior Investigator
>   National Institutes of Health
>   National Cancer Institute
>   Center for Cancer Research
>   RNA Biology Laboratory
>   Biological Information Theory Group
>   Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
>   schneidt at mail.nih.gov
>   https://alum.mit.edu/www/toms
>
>
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