Alan G Isaac wrote:
>>Phew! That's a lot of symbols! Are they all in the amssymb package?
>> From what package does the command "\greater" come from? And do we
> I am unfamiliar with quite a few of these symbols. I also
> found \greater an odd one, an no it is not in amssymb, but I
> included it for completeness. If I were to *just* guess,
> I'd guess it is the plain TeX equivalent of \textgreater, in
> which case we could drop it. I assume many of the symbols I
> do not recognize are plain TeX, which I have never used.
> (E.g., all the blackboard bold commands, which LaTeX produces
> with an argument to \mathbb.)
> I see three basic approaches.
> i. Use this list as a reference list, include just what we
> use (or at least recognize), and add symbols as people
> request them.
> ii. include the whole list. (Probably maintaining it as
> a separate file is good?) If the performance cost proves
> very small, why not? Otherwise ...
> iii. Try to figure out which are actually in amssymb
> and include only those. Or similarly, include only
> symbols in section 3 of
> from which I ought to be able to extract a list.
> Any thoughts?
I prefer iii.
>>PS I have added these special function names:=20
>>\arccos, \arcsin, \arctan, \arg, \cos, \cosh, \cot, \coth, \csc, \deg,
>>\det, \dim, \exp, \gcd, \hom, \inf, \ker, \lg, \lim, \liminf, \limsup,
>>\ln, \log, \max, \min, \Pr, \sec, \sin, \sinh, \sup, \tan, \tanh
> Nice! AMSmath also includes:
> \injlim \varinjlim \varlimsup
> \projlim \varliminf \varprojlim