# [tex4ht] [bug #488] \over does not give the same result as equivalent \frac

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Oct 26 22:49:39 CET 2020

>     > you shouldn't use \over with latex. With amsmath you would also get a

> \over is supported in LaTeX, to the best of my knowledge (despite all
> the ensuing parsing pain). There is no warning without amsmath, and the
> output is correct.

> And that's good, because surely millions of LaTeX documents use it. -k

sure, \over works in latex and tex. But this is no longer enough in a
world where sources should be output to more than one format.
As the question here shows, the \over syntax is
difficult for converters.