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Re: units in MathML

From: William Arthur Naylor <bill@scl.csd.uwo.ca>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 11:58:42 -0400 (EDT)
To: Robert Miner <RobertM@dessci.com>
cc: habelg@micro-intel.com, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.04.10104241152210.29197-100000@ptibonum.scl.csd.uwo.ca>

Something I would like to add which could be of reference to the
following:

>The other alternative, which I think I favor, would be to use a
><csymbol> element to define units:
>
>  <cn>2</cn><csymbol definitionURL="...">cm</csymbol>
>
>This seems to be cleaner to me, and has the advantage that the default
>rendering would at least be intelligible.

useful URLS may come out of the OpenMath project, viz.

http://www.openmath.org/cdfiles/html/extra/cd/physical_consts1.html
http://www.openmath.org/cdfiles/html/extra/cd/units_imperial1.html
http://www.openmath.org/cdfiles/html/extra/cd/units_metric1.html

hope this helps,

Bill.
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2001 11:59:59 GMT

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