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Topic: A typesetting question.
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Frederick Williams

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Re: A typesetting question.
Posted: Feb 18, 2013 10:12 AM
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Robin Chapman wrote:
> On 17/02/2013 15:02, Frederick Williams wrote:

> > In something like "Church-Turing thesis", what is that "-"?
> > Specifically, am I right in thinking that in TeX is should be "--" and
> > not "-"? If Church-Turing was one person with a hyphenated surname,
> > then it would be"-", right?

> Once you've sorted that out, you can try
> the Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture :-)

I conjecture that it's Birch--Spinnerton-Dryer.

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