# [NTG-context] Bug in mkiv

Wed Apr 23 08:42:37 CEST 2008

On Mon, 21 Apr 2008, Hans Hagen wrote:

>> On Mon, 21 Apr 2008, Aditya Mahajan wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Hans and Taco,
>>>
>>> Mkiv does not like \{ .. \} in the text input, it thinks that they should
>>> be in math mode. For example,
>>
>> Another one (perhaps bugs come in pairs)
>>
>> ∞(\infty in utf, incase it does not come out right in email) does not
>> typeset. I think this used to work in earlier releases.
>>
>> \starttext
>> I am infinity $∞$
>> \stoptext
>>
>> The file compiles fine, but there is no ∞ symbol in the output.
>
> we need to complete the tables in math-ini as well as char-def ... i
> occasionally add symbols but it's a tedious job
>
> so, if you miss one, just send me a magic lines

I think that I finally understand what math-ini.lua does. I will add
entries from math-tex.tex, so that atleast traditional tex symbols work.
(It will be slightly slow, in a week or so).