[texhax] "@" : vowel or glottal stop ? (was : Some puzzling TeX)

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Feb 23 22:03:55 CET 2011

On 2011-02-23 at 21:18:29 +0100, Arno Trautmann wrote:

 > Hi all,
 > would it be possible for one of you to turn this whole @-discussion into
 > a TUGboat article? I always wondered about the meaning of all the @s in
 > the code and it would be nice to get an overview over the things
 > discussed here. (I won't have time to write until april, otherwise I
 > would try it.)

Hi Arno,
it seems that the @s lack a well defined meaning.  They are used quite
arbitrarily and different authors have different conventions.  Or did
you recognize any rules?


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