[tex-live] fwd: \delta in overfull \hboxes screws up xterm

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 14 21:44:45 CEST 2004

Hans Hagen writes:
> Olaf Weber wrote:

>> (And I believe I'm entitled to a small "I told you so" as I did try to
>> point this out during previous rounds of this discussion.)

> -) i'm aware of the internal mapping that tex does, but i just
> wondered where this anomality originates esp since i know of no other
> system that uses ^^ for escaping; maybe that was normal 25 years ago

Now I'm not sure what anomaly you're talking about.  The use of ^^ is
idiosyncratic, but any consistent quoting strategy would have done.

--
Olaf Weber

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