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comment Kerning super- and subscripts “semantically”
Ah, now I understand what you mean, thanks! Indeed, TeX is not well suited for using text fonts like cmr in math.
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comment Kerning super- and subscripts “semantically”
Hmm, it appears my guess was not quite correct: CHARACTER O 173 is the only one with non-zero italic correction - no idea what character that is. And I have really no idea what could possibly have led to the decision to set \fontdimen2 to 0.3.
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comment Kerning super- and subscripts “semantically”
Re #1: Right, it might be better to have two parameters. There's none for superscripts, which becomes apparent when one types A_2^2. What I was addressing with "not true" was that you wrote "used for another purpose". I don't know any instance where one would use \/ for a math font. Re #2: Ah, that's interesting! Right, I meant fonts with zero \fontdimen2. I didn't know that for msbm10 it's non-zero, and I find that very strange. I haphazard a guess that all characters from msbm10 have zero CHARIC - then it makes some sense. If I were to manipulate the font, I'd set \fontdimen2=0.
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comment Kerning super- and subscripts “semantically”
Concerning "This is not very well concept in TeX": As I understand it, this is not true. In a math font, CHARIC is only used for positioning of subscripts, nothing else. The italic correction is always included if you use a character, as in A=W or WA. See also this answer of mine and this question.
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comment TeX command with argument BEFORE the command
Do I get it right that this only allows you to define one command with an argument before it?
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