Re: [EXTERNAL] Rendering multi-symbol variable names and OpenType math fonts

On 06/01/2022 21:45, Murray Sargent wrote:
> Interesting question. In my experience as a theoretical physicist, 
> variables are single letters that may be adorned by primes, accents, 
> subscripts and superscripts. Multicharacter function names like “sin” 
> are not italicized. Can you give an example of a multicharacter 
> /variable/?

in computer science and similar fields it's common to use math layout 
but with long variable names , requiring \mathit as well as \mathrm, In 
mathml to TeX conversions that I use I always end up using \mathrm or 
\mathit (that is, a text font) for any multi-letter identifiers.



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