[texhax] new AMSLaTeX + bug fix
ascorpan at math.ufl.edu
Sun Oct 17 11:29:37 CEST 2004
> did you get an acknowledgement from the ams support
I have no recollection, it's been a while.
> the release would have been under-way at the time your report came in,
> and to add frank's patch (or simply to remove the buggy code so as to
> use the working latex default) would have required restarting the
> regression testing.
No complaints. I just felt chattery today.
> fortunate it's such a counter-intuitive bug, isn't it?
I am proud to report that I have seen a few papers on the arXiv which
suddenly had an oversized footnote mark.
I'd argue that it's not even that hard to run into it in real life:
Just draw a picture directly in LaTeX and label something there by
changing sizes, as in:
I'd rather say: Fortunate that it's usually not very visible. Or that
people don't draw many pictures in their papers...
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