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Re: eqn formatting issues with grops and gropdf

From: DJ Chase
Subject: Re: eqn formatting issues with grops and gropdf
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 21:48:52 +0000

On Wed Jul 27, 2022 at 4:54 PM EDT, Robert Goulding wrote:
> That seems to work! The only downside (if it is one), is that Greek in
> mathematical expressions is now also unslanted (see attached). That's no
> big deal for me, as I almost never have Greek text and mathematics in the
> same document (and I prefer upright Greek in math anyway) -- but could
> someone who does write mathematical papers in Greek construe that to be a
> bug, or at least undocumented behavior?

That’s good — ISO 80000-2:2009 specifies that variables should be in
italics, while constants and operators should be in roman. Since Greek
letters are frequently constants (π) or operators (Σ) it makes sense to
default to roman and specify italics when needed.

DJ Chase
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