From: William F. Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>

Date: 26 Apr 2002 10:24:13 -0400

To: W3C MathML Discussion <www-math@w3.org>

Message-ID: <i7ofg65yia.fsf@pluto.math.albany.edu>

Date: 26 Apr 2002 10:24:13 -0400

To: W3C MathML Discussion <www-math@w3.org>

Message-ID: <i7ofg65yia.fsf@pluto.math.albany.edu>

Plechsmíd Martin <Martin.Plechsmid@merlin.cz> writes: > Yes, this is fine. But allowing declarations only, not assignments, you > cannot do something like > > sum := 0; > for i=0 to 100 do > begin > sum := sum + i; > end; This is an example of a computer routine, possibly also of the description of a mathematical algorithm, but it is not mathematical text, and, therefore, I see it as out of the range of mathematical markup. In the context of mathematical markup I previously described the symbol := as being for _definition_ rather than for _declaration_. -- BillReceived on Friday, 26 April 2002 10:24:17 GMT

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