On Wed, Jan 20 2010, Alan BRASLAU wrote: > What I also find disturbing is that *some* of these conventions are retained, > but not all.
Since most people use fixed width fonts in their editors, it is difficult to distinguish between – (en-dash), — (em-dash) and - (hyphen-minus). So "--" and "---" are quite useful. Cheers, Peter -- Contact information: http://pmrb.free.fr/contact/ ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : email@example.com / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://tex.aanhet.net archive : http://foundry.supelec.fr/projects/contextrev/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________