## Re: DAVENPORT: sgml2latex for docbook?

 Subject: Re: DAVENPORT: sgml2latex for docbook? From: Adam Di Carlo Date: 20 Sep 1999 16:14:24 -0400
```David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> 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
> command
>
> \@noligs
>
> 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.

Interesting.  The original example was about -- in the <screen>
environment.  I'm still not quite sure whether hacking on this should
take place in the jadetex.dtx file or what...

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