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

From: Steve Swanson <steve.swanson@mackichan.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 09:05:25 -0600
Message-ID: <B0000639814@web1.mackichan.com>
To: "'Robert Miner'" <RobertM@dessci.com>
Cc: <www-math@w3.org>

> 
> I don't think anyone every responded to you on this.  
> 
> I think the idea of the MathML-Unit value was that it should 
> have the same effect as setting mathvariant="normal".  Of 
> course in a CSS-aware MathML implementation, then you could 
> accomplish the mathvariant="normal" part by actually setting 
> up a CSS rule using the MathML-Unit class.  But for cases 
> where you don't have a CSS-aware MathML implementation, you 
> probably want to put in the mathvariant explicitly.  Even in 
> those cases though, including the class="MathML-Unit' at 
> least marks the construct as a unit.

Thanks Robert.

I understand why you would want to set the class, I just think a comment
like "use the MathML-Unit class to tag presentation elements" would be nice.


Steve Swanson             steve.swanson@mackichan.com
MacKichan Software, Inc.  http://www.mackichan.com
 
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