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From: Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Supriya Sawant <sp.sawant14@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: how to insert fraction & integration
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2012 10:36:26 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9472.1348842986@alphaville> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Message from Bastien <bzg@altern.org> of "Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:35:09 +0200." <87d316r6xu.fsf@bzg.ath.cx>

Bastien <bzg@altern.org> wrote:

> Hi Nick,
> Nick Dokos <nicholas.dokos@hp.com> writes:
> > $$...$$ is plain TeX, not LaTeX, and according to Lamport (p. 233),
> > "... does not work properly." See also
> >
> >    http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=dolldoll
> $$...$$ worked for me for years in LaTeX (using tetex on GNU/Linux)
> so I'm curious: is this FAQ entry still accurate?  The web page says
> "2012-03-29" but maybe that's just an automated time-stamp, not telling 
> whether this entry in particular is still relevant.
> Anyway, thanks for the pointer, learning every day!

I don't know for sure, but I presume it's still valid: I abandoned
$$...$$ many years ago after reading Lamport and have used \[...\]
ever since. The breakage seems subtle, so why chance it?


  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-28 14:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-09-27 12:53 how to insert fraction & integration Supriya Sawant
2012-09-27 22:37 ` Bastien
2012-09-28  2:44   ` Nick Dokos
2012-09-28  6:35     ` Bastien
2012-09-28 14:36       ` Nick Dokos [this message]
2012-09-28 17:03       ` Nicolas Richard

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