Re: DAVENPORT: sgml2latex for docbook?

Subject: Re: DAVENPORT: sgml2latex for docbook?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 1999 16:13:23 +0100 (BST)
> any inbound '--' pairs with '-{}-'.  See

The politically correct way is to use font metrics that don't specify
a ligature from -- to an endash, but failing that you can use the latex


which is what latex itself uses internally for verbatim environments and
other places where it wants to turn off ligatures.


Just make sure you never need to use - in a number as in \vskip -2pt
within the scope of \@noligs.

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