use of emphasize for math in the HTML GMP manual

Vincent Lefevre vincent at
Wed Oct 12 11:47:17 CEST 2022

GMP currently uses emphasize for math in the HTML GMP manual,
via @math{...} (and MPFR has copied to it). For instance, for
mpz_mul_2exp, one has "Set rop to op1 times 2 raised to op2." where
the whole "op1 times 2 raised to op2" is emphasized, i.e. typically
rendered in italics (or with a different color with lynx).

While I agree that variables should be in italics (@var ensures
that), having full text about math in italics seems wrong.

Or this should be fixed on the texinfo side (I really don't know
why it uses <em>):

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