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Re: menclose

From: <jpederse@wiley.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 08:33:12 -0400
To: "Neil Soiffer" <NeilS@dessci.com>
Cc: "Robert Miner" <RobertM@dessci.com>, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF6A9690C5.434497FD-ON85256D7B.004431BC@wiley.com>


There is also precedent in the entity names for using directions, for
example nwarr and nearr in isoamsa.ent (nwarrow, nearrow in mmlalias.ent).
Personally I think upwards/downwards for the diagonal strokes could be
slightly ambiguous (I know some Windows people who insist on calling \ a
forwards slash); using compass directions leaves no doubt.

John.

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John Pedersen
Content Systems,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.




                                                                                                         
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There is some precedence in the entity names of using "upwards",
"downwards", "horizontal", and "vertical" for arrows and lines.  For
corners, there is upperleft, upperright, lowerleft, and lowerright.  Of
course, this doesn't mean that attribute values need to or should follow
the
precedent of entity names.   However, I'll throw these out as a possible
alternative:

upwardsstrike
downwardsstrike
horizontalstrike
verticalstrike
upperleft
upperright
lowerleft
lowerright

Another precedent:  currently, all attribute names use only lower case
letters.

Neil Soiffer                     email: neils@dessci.com
Senior Scientist                 phone: 562-433-0685
Design Science, Inc.             http://www.dessci.com
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----- Original Message -----
From: <jpederse@wiley.com>
To: "Robert Miner" <RobertM@dessci.com>
Cc: <www-math@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2003 6:39 PM
Subject: Re: menclose


>
>
> Hi Robert,
>
> Looks good to me!  Except for box and circle, we could be consistent with
> the directions and use
>
> NESWstrike
> NWSEstrike
> WEstrike
> NEcorner
> SEcorner
> SWcorner
> NWcorner
>
> John.
>
>
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