# [luatex] How to get a \mid binary relation that grows in LuaTeX

David Carlisle d.p.carlisle at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 14:22:01 CET 2017

The same as plain tex to cut down the dependencies:-)

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\tracingonline1
\scrollmode
\thickmuskip=10mu

$\left(a\mathrel{}\middle|\mathrel{}b\right)\showlists$\showlists

\bye

the math lists are similar in pdftex and luatex but the box output has
an extra empty box and an extra \thickuskip skip

David