[NTG-pdftex] \mathsurround

David Kastrup dak at gnu.org
Tue Apr 17 11:47:33 CEST 2007


Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> writes:

> David Kastrup wrote:
>>>> If there is not, it would be easy to implement, wouldn't it?
>>> Implementation would not be hard, afaict.
>>
>> Skips require reference counting.  That's quite a bookkeeping
>> nuisance.
>
> That is possible, but not required. We can just as easy store the
> entire glue as fields inside the math nodes. For now, we should
> focus on whether or not a move from dimen to skip would have
> unwanted side-effects.

I think that the mathsurround does not actually make it into the
surrounding horizontal list explicitly.  This might make it hard to
let it partake in glue calculations properly.

-- 
David Kastrup


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