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Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:23:06 -0400
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On 7/11/14, Joseph Wright <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 11/07/2014 00:20, Bruno Le Floch wrote:
>> should change the precedence of juxtaposition-as-multiplication from
>> what it currently is (the tightest) to being the same as
>> multiplication.  In other words, juxtaposition would behave exactly
>> identically to adding an asterisk.
> To be clear, continue to allow
>   2x + 1
>   2pt + 3cm
> but with
>   2x^2 + 2 = 2*(x^2) + 2
> so for your example 25pc^2 requiring braces (0.25pc)^2?
>> Would that make sense?  Am I missing something crucial (probably... I
>> didn't realize when allowing juxtaposition what a mess I was
>> creating)?
> Seems OK to me (if I've understood correctly).

Yes you did.  Cf my other email: how should the change happen?