[NTG-context] Math literal colon

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Mon Jul 20 19:18:23 CEST 2015


> On 20 Jul 2015, at 18:37, Aditya Mahajan <adityam at umich.edu> wrote:

> It is easy to change the mapping, but if the mapping is reversed, is there is standard name for : as a relation?

Looking into a book on algebraic geometry, it seems fine to use operator : for projective coordinates. So skip the variation without spaces then.

Then one might use two short commands : and \: that correspond, by an option, to \colon and \ratio. Unicode ∶ RATIO U+2236 should always be operator :, i.e. \ratio, then, though.




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