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Re: [BUG] incorrect handling of angle brackets

From: Vincent Quint <Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 18:28:10 +0200
To: Wolfgang Jeltsch <wolfgang@jeltsch.net>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20050413182810.296e825d.Vincent.Quint@inrialpes.fr>

Bug fixed.
Thanks for pointing this out.

Vincent.

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005 17:45:46 +0200 Wolfgang Jeltsch <wolfgang@jeltsch.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hello,
> 
> if I press C-m C-p to create a row delimited by paranthesis, and then 
> overwrite the left paranthesis by pressing < and the right by pressing > on 
> my keyboard, < and > are translated to angle brackets.  The problem is that 
> Amaya uses U+2329 (LEFT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET) for the left angle bracket 
> and (probably) U+232A (RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET) for the right angle 
> bracket about whom
> 
>     http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2300.pdf
> 
> says:
> 
>     These are discouraged for mathematical use because of their canonical
>     equivalence to CJK puncuation.
> 
> Therefore Amaya should use U+27E8 (MATHEMATICAL LEFT ANGLE BRACKET) and U+27E9 
> (MATHEMATICAL RIGHT ANGLE BRACKET) as replacements of < and >.
> 
> Best wishes,
> Wolfgang Jeltsch
> 
> 


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