[texhax] Why is \rm deprecated?
Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca
Tue Aug 18 02:39:29 CEST 2015
On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 19:49 (-0400), Michael Barr wrote:
> The fact that it is is clear. I would like to know why it is deprecated.
> In a similar vein, why is it recommended to use \(...\) for equations and \[...\] for displays?
> As far as I am concerned, undefining a kernel function can be
> described only as vandalism. And getting rid of \rm and similar
> procedures would be nearly as bad. Maybe I would finally have to
> learn Word (just kidding).
Just drink the nice purple koolaid from the LaTeX people and it will
be all better ;-)
P.S. On my list of things to do is to learn ConTeXT. Somehow it
doesn't seem anywhere near as cultish as LaTeX.
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