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Re: TeX is a de facto standard (was: Dynamic Font Size)

From: Braden N. McDaniel <braden@shadow.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 14:01:32 -0500
Message-ID: <003101be7adf$bd163f00$153b11cf@com>
To: "Alan G. Isaac" <aisaac@american.edu>, <www-html@w3.org>
Cc: "Jukka Korpela" <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
----- Original Message -----
From: Alan G. Isaac <aisaac@american.edu>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Cc: Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 1999 11:22 AM
Subject: TeX is a de facto standard (was: Dynamic Font Size)


> I think Jukka's responses (below) reflect a very
> different vision of how HTML should function
> than the one I have.

I doubt you'll get too much argument to the suggestion that HTML remains
inadequate for general mathematical expressions. The solution to the problem
entails more than new/different character entity references, though. I think
the solution that will make HTML feature-competitive with LeX won't be HTML
at all, but XML using XHTML, MathML, and XML namespaces.

Braden
Received on Tuesday, 30 March 1999 14:01:31 GMT

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