[NTG-context] ucgreek=normal as default

Aditya Mahajan adityam at umich.edu
Fri May 21 16:57:12 CEST 2010


On Fri, 21 May 2010, Otared Kavian wrote:
> On 21 mai 2010, at 09:55, Mikael Persson wrote:
>
>> Dear list and Hans,
>>
>> I recently realized that by default capital greek letters are italic.
>> I believe that the default should be "normal", i.e. upright.
>>
>> %%% Test file
>> %\setupmathematics[ucgreek=normal] % comment out to get nice upright
>> greek captial letters :)
>> \starttext
>> $\Theta$
>> \stoptext
>> %%% End test file
>>
>> What do others think?
>
> Hi Mikael,
>
> It all depends on the style of the book or the journal: some have their capital Greek letters in italic, some have it upright. The main point is to have consistency.
> Since ConTeXt allows both behavior, everything seems fine to me.

I think that upgreek=normal should be default, just because it is default 
in MkII and there is no particular reason to change that.

Aditya


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