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Re: Improvement of the MathML editor

From: Silli, L. H. <hyperlekken@lenk.no>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 02:16:04 +0100
Message-ID: <49BEF9D4.8080100@lenk.no>
To: Irene.Vatton@inria.fr
CC: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>, www-amaya@w3.org
My 2 cents:

I am not a math guy. Neither am I a (La)TeX man - at least not in 
the math field. Hence I would prefer what Martin suggested (which 
I spent some time reading). Because even I know some math and 
needs a simple input method.

An HTML editor that can help me learn (La)TeX doesn't feel right.

But it is of course nice for you (La)TeX-ers that you can cut an 
paste math directly into the code etc ... And I am not the one 
making the cake ...

Of course, Amaya at the very least frees me from having to install 
a TeX distribution - that's nice. :-)

Irene Vatton 2009-03-16 17.47:
> Le samedi 14 mars 2009 à 10:33 +0100, Frédéric WANG a écrit :
>> Thanks to people who proposed me various syntaxes for a math parser 
>> in Amaya. Currently, I think a LaTeX-like syntax is best since this 
>> language is widely used. However, I try to implement the parser so that 
>> several modes can be easily added (chemistry, units, latex...).
> 
> I agree, the LaTeX-like syntax is a good choice.
> 
>>     
>> Frederic
>>> Hello Frederic,
>>>
>>> As a background for your research, you may be interested in
>>> http://unicode.org/notes/tn28/UTN28-PlainTextMath.pdf
>>> (which is very explicitly not restricted to ASCII, but
>>> also tries to linearize input). Or do you already know this?
>>>
>>> Regards,    Martin.
-- 
leif halvard silli
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