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Re: When to stretch parentheses

From: Semirat Stephan <Stephan.Semirat@ac-grenoble.fr>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 12:50:28 +0100
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: Vincent.Quint@inria.fr, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <71a47ec3d91ad10.d91ad1071a47ec3@ac-grenoble.fr>

However, when you write the formula by hand on a paper (i think that is 
what to be expected by a "good" renderer, isn't it ? that is to be the 
most readable possible) you only stretch parenthesis with what they 
contain, do you ?

So my view is that Mozilla has made the good choice...

Regards,
Stephan


---- Messages dŽorigine ----
De: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Vendredi, Janvier 30, 2004 11:48 am
Objet: Re: When to stretch parentheses

> 
> 
> > Is my reasoning right? Or should Amaya do the same as Mozilla?
> 
> The text comes from MathML 1 before I joined the group, but my
> understanding has always been that you are right: elements with an
> "implied mrow" should behave in all respects as if the implied 
> mrow were
> actually there. So in this case, the parentheses should stretch to 
> a size
> determined by the (implied) mrow containing all the children of the
> outer math element.
> 
> David
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> http://www.dcarlisle.demon.co.uk/matthew
> 
> 
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