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Re: coordinates content MathML

From: W Naylor <wn@cs.bath.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 17:37:22 +0000 (GMT)
To: George Georgiou <dante.gr@gmail.com>
cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0503231729170.8471-100000@ralph.cs.bath.ac.uk>


The point of representing n-tuples was brought up by Andreas Strotmann
The discussion appears in the MathML 2.0: last Call Dispositions at:
http://www.w3.org/Math/lastcall/response.html
just search for n-tuple, it appears the resolvers believe that 

"It has been decided to continue to use lists and/or vectors to represent 
n-tuples at this time since whenever the standard definitions of a list 
(or vector) are inappropriate, the simple act of adding a definitionURL 
can be used to transform them into an appropriately defined object."

I guess you can use OpenMath to define such an object

all the best,

Bill

 On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, George Georgiou wrote:

> 
> Hi,
>   
>     thanks for the responses in previous answers. I 'd like now to ask
> if there is any construct in content MathML that I could use for
> representing coordinates like the following:
> 
> (1,2,x) 
> 
>     I thought at first to use vectors but then there is no way to
> differentiate from vectors and my rendering has problems. I would
> think that there must be a point or coordinates element but I can't
> see one. Any ideas what could mathematically be close ?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 

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