Re: Using \[Breve] as a substitute for underscore
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg91071] Re: Using \[Breve] as a substitute for underscore
- From: Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>
- Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 04:02:59 -0400 (EDT)
On 8/4/08 at 3:25 AM, murray at math.umass.edu (Murray Eisenberg) wrote: >Nice! But... is it such a good idea to use a name including >\[LetterSpace] in code? The underscore is printed faintly, so it's >easy to mistake the parts of the symbol as separate symbols -- and >hence mistake the entire thing as a product of two things. After trying this and seeing how carefully one would have to look to distinguish this from a space, my reaction was this would be a disaster in code. Particularly, after some time had passed and you didn't recall using this approach.