[NTG-context] Math literal colon

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Fri Jul 24 18:20:46 CEST 2015


> On 24 Jul 2015, at 16:29, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 
> On 7/24/2015 4:19 PM, Hans Aberg wrote:
>> 
>>>> The function $f: A → B$, $g\colon A → B$.
>>> 
>>> we could add a mathsymbol entry but I leave that to Aditya to decide
>>> 
>>> {
>>>  adobename="colon",
>>>  category="po",
>>>  cjkwd="na",
>>>  description="COLON",
>>>  direction="cs",
>>>  linebreak="is",
>>>  mathclass="relation",
>>> --mathsymbol=0x2236,
>>>  unicodeslot=0x3A,
>>> },
>> 
>> 
>> Should it be 'mathclass=“relation”’? Mathematically, relations have extra space at both sides, whereas in the function $f: A → B$, there should not be much space before the “:”.
> 
> that's where the domain would kick in .. it can control that kind of spacing issues

OK. The word “relation” makes me think of math relations. :-)




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