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Re: tensor notation survey question

From: David Allouche <david@allouche.net>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2003 15:14:19 +0200
To: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030817131419.GA31345@nemesis.xlii.org>
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 05:36:58PM -0700, Paul Topping wrote:
> Hi,
> We've discovered a difference of opinion on how scripts should align in
> tensor notation. Should tensor notation scripts applied to an italic
> character align (a) at the italic angle of the character or (b) vertically?
> The attached image demonstrates the two cases: in (a) the scripts are
> aligned at the same angle as H's italic angle and in (b) they are vertically
> aligned. Which is preferred? If you have any references or examples, please
> let me know.

Attached is an example of how GNU TeXmacs position the script boxes.
This is neither (a) nor (b), but instead some intermediate solution.
IMO it looks better.

I do not know the specifics, but if you are interested I may help you
to find out the relevant source code.

                                                            -- ddaa

(image/png attachment: tensor2.png)

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