# Fwd: Re: [texhax] Correcting for math-mode kerning before commas and periods?

Sun Oct 16 17:08:04 CEST 2005

```On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 03:44:35PM +0200, Uwe L?ck wrote:
> However, the kern (which is a kern indeed!)
> from the automatic italic correction according to
> Appendix G Rules 13, 17, 18f can come in only when the
> math list has been finished and is converted into a
> horizontal list, and there is no way for an \unkern to
> interfere here. Even \$\unkern can't, because it is screened
> off by the final \mathoff.

I was thinking that someone who knows the algorithm very
well can suggest some trick which would prevent the rules
from inserting this kern, maybe by changing the letter's
type from Ord to something else.

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