# [texhax] chktex: false positives

Calum Mackay calum.mackay at cdmnet.org
Wed Dec 24 14:03:52 CET 2003

Robin Fairbairns wrote:
> i think you're right here, a priori.  what's the enclosing brace about
> -- could that imply something i'm not recognising at the moment?

The \textit{} is inside a \footnote{} and the closing brace at the end
is that of \footnote. The same warning is given when the \textit isn't
in another environment, so I don't think that's an issue.

> if you're american, you're right.  in europe, the tradition is
> as chktex suggests, in my experience (it's certainly what i was taught
> at school, back when schools taught this sort of thing...).

:)

thanks very much Robin; I shall hack my document about accordingly.

cheers,
c.