# [dev-context] [NTG-context] \frak (Fractur) in math mode

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Feb 28 09:16:30 CET 2007

> Hi Hans and Taco,
>
> Something seems to be broken with \frak. \frak does not work in math
> mode and works in text mode! For example
>
> \$\frak ABC\$
>
> {\frak ABC}
>
> A workaround is to use \fraktur, which works fine in math mode, but it
> will be nice to remove this bug.

It has been like that almost since day one, so I am not at all sure
Hans would consider it a bug, just different from LaTeX (plain).

Cheers, Taco