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Joachim Schrod <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 23 Mar 1997 21:40:38 +0100
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>>>>> "MO" == Marcel Oliver <[log in to unmask]> writes:


MO> It seems standard in German mathematical typesetting to use
MO> letterspacing for "emphasis" (e.g. for defining words), while italics
MO> are reserved for theorems and such.

No, it's not standard. Emphasis is done with italics, as in every
civilized country. In fact, the typesetter of the book in question
should be calfatered, forced to listen a few days to Modern Talking,
or some similar punishment.

But then, in the 30s and before, such crimes were quite common.


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