Sebastian Rahtz wrote --

> too right. i think the situation you describe is shocking, and I am
> ashamed of my profession. seriously.

In this context, it would be interesting to know whether Elsevier
still budgets about 5-times as much for typestting maths as for
non-technical copy?

Here it is diffiuclt to tell whether we still do, since we went electronic
and in-house simultaneously.