[texhax] Correcting for math-mode kerning before commas and
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Sun Oct 16 16:58:15 CEST 2005
On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 02:34:14PM +0200, Uwe L?ck wrote:
> (i) Maybe $f.$ is the solution!? If you try it, it doesn't conform
> to that tradition as well as $f$.
The problem with this is that the following space is not an
inter-sentence space, it is just an interword space.
> (ii) When a sentence ends on a displayed equation, you cannot
> avoid putting a dot at its end -- inside the math environment.
> Now, on screen $f.$ and $$f.$$ seemed to differ with respect
> to the distance between f and dot, but \showlists shows that
> they are the same.
They are exactly the same for me, under plain TeX (I was
measuring at high zoom in xdvi).
> (Or do something like $$f\,.$$)
It would not be consistent -- the gap in $$f\,.$$ is bigger
than in $f$.
> However, `We arrive at $f=0.1.$' isn't nice (I guess this is
> the reason for that tradition).
But again, I get the same result from both $f=0.1.$ and
$f=0.1$. -- there is no italics correction for the roman
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