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Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/mathml-units

From: John Halleck <John.Halleck@utah.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 08:23:03 -0600 (MDT)
To: Robert Miner <RobertM@dessci.com>
Cc: John.Halleck@utah.edu, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.05.10404282137340.16251-100000@pipt.oz.cc.utah.edu>

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, Robert Miner wrote:

> Hi.

  Howdy. 

> You wrote:
> 
> > At
> >   http://www.w3.org/TR/mathml-units/
> > 
> > section: "5.3.3"
> > 
> >   "In this case, the context is necessary as the standard U.S. mile is
> >    equal to the international mile."
> > 
> >   This is a typo...  this should read "... standard U.S. mile is NOT equal
> >   to the international mile."
> > 
> > [snip]
> 
> Thanks very much for your detailed and knowledgeable comments.  

  You are welcome.

  All of the items I mentioned are items regularly beaten to death
  on Surveyor's Forums... 
  There are people MUCH more knowledgable than I on the topics, I
  just listen and learn.  (: And note the anomolies like the Nambibian
  meter, and the Swedish mile :)

> I'm not sure what the options are for making revisions in a W3C Note.
> I will look into it.
 
  Thank you.

> There is a newly formed Math Interest Group, and expanding on the use
> of MathML for units sounds like a good agenda item.  Stay tuned to
> this list for developments!

  Sorry to say, I really don't follow the list...

  But for agenda topics, I wouldn't mind seeing better support for
  Modal logics.  (And for the various 'variant' notations that the
  field abounds with.)

> --Robert
 
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