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Re: line breaks vs. line elements (comments on XHTML 2.0 text module)

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 14:53:03 -0500
Message-Id: <200211071953.OAA13919@nerd-xing.mit.edu>
To: "Peter Sheerin" <pete@petesguide.com>
cc: "html-w3c" <www-html@w3.org>

> <p>The displacements of the membrane
> under load are described by the equations<br />
> <math>
> [two fancy math expressions were here]
> </math>
> where r is the radial coordinate, a is the
> radius of the clamping edge, w is the
> transverse...</p>

Sounds like:

math[type="something"] { display: block }

<p>....<math type="something">...</math>...</p>

would do exactly what you want.  This seems like a purely presentational

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