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Re: [Groff] eqn's `...' operator

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [Groff] eqn's `...' operator
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 00:36:13 +0100 (CET)

> >> you've replaced `cdot' with \(md in eqn -- why not replacing
> >> `...' with three \(md characters too?
> >
> > Don't!  I want to have the "normal" ellipsis on the baseline.
> > (Like in 1, 2, ...; for special cases it's preferable to have a
> > separate "cdots" operator with three \(md characters.)
> I heartily agree with Tadziu!

This could be another item for the potential `-b' flag: provide a
value for optical compatibility with original `eqn', this is, to use
centered dots.

Given the many user objections I suggest that we revert the default of
`...'; additionally I like the idea of introducing a `cdots'
operator.  Eric, can you work on this?


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