# Re: Too narrowly defined: DIVISION SIGN & COLON

From: Asmus Freytag <asmusf_at_ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 18:21:16 -0700

On 7/12/2012 3:10 PM, Julian Bradfield wrote:
> If you read any introduction to TeX, it will explain how you use
> macros to provide a structured markup. If you were using that
> notation, then you would define a suitable macro, say
> \def\tetration#1#2{{}^{#2}{#1}} and write $\tetration{y}{x}$. This
> does not depend on any fancy Unicodery for its interpretation, and
> also allows you to define semantic content for the computer.

But that's like a private use character - fat chance of exchanging that
with anybody not using the same software suite.

A./
>
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