Re: Solidus variations

From: Martin J. Dürst <>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 10:31:52 +0900

On 2011/10/11 7:35, Philippe Verdy wrote:

> I've seen various interpretations, but the ASCII solidus is
> unambiguously used with a strong left-to-right associativity, and the
> same occurs in classical mathematics notations (the horizontal bar is
> another notation but even where it is used, it also has the equivalent
> top-to-bottom associatity).

Horizontal bars surely work by using bars of differing length, with
shorter bars having higher priority. Horizontal bars of equal length
would be very weird.

Regards, Martin.
Received on Mon Oct 10 2011 - 20:34:37 CDT

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