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Re: Adding unicode mappings to any document (including MathML)

From: Reece Dunn <msclrhd@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 16:29:54 +0000
To: davidc@nag.co.uk
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <F60GOXvQT4DgnW85dXf0000a059@hotmail.com>

>Note there is some font and font-encoding information in unicode.xml
>which is used as the source for most of the character information
>in MathML, you may be able to generate information from there.

I have had a brief look at this file, and will look at it more closely.

>It looks to me as if the use-of node-set is in error (as well as making
>it non portable) node-set is for converting result-tree-fragments to
>node-sets but your unicode variable is defined by
>   <xsl:variable name = "unicode" select = "...
>so is already a node set. So you just want
>       <xsl:variable name = "u" select = $unicode[@value=$y]"/>

I'll look into that: thanks.

>It would be simpler to have just defined your table  to be an xml
>file included with document() I think, rather than as a collection of
>xsl files that contain no xsl instructions?

I shall update the unicode mappings to do this: it makes more sense

>Also in general you can't use characters to denote font positions, as in
>   ...

They are like that, its just the e-mailer/archiver has converted the text. 
This is what they should be like:

   <unicode:entry ver = "3.0" value = "&amp;#x22C3;" font = "MS 
Mincho">&amp;#x22C3;</unicode:entry> <!-- n-ary union -->

Thank you for your comments and suggestions.


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