## Re: (dsssl) Double-dash sign and TeX backend

 Subject: Re: (dsssl) Double-dash sign and TeX backend From: Samuel Tardieu Date: 09 Oct 2001 14:34:11 +0200
```>>>>> "David" == David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> Is there a way to get the right result both in HTML and in TeX? A
>> possible solution would be to render '-' as '{-}'.

David> Safer to use -\kern\z@ as {} doesn't normally supress ligatures
David> (although it will in this case as - isn't (normally) a letter.

What I have done is a mix of your solutions. My Makefile now reads:

.sgml.tex:
perl -pi -e 's,--,-\\kern\\z@-,g' \$@

(I let you imagine what those variables are)

It works fine so far.