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Re: Profiling and certificates for MathML. Avoiding imitators

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 15:36:54 -0500
To: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <i78xh1x9y1.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

<juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com> writes:

> ... but cleaning any extra <mrow> containing a single child
> is not a hard problem.

Correct.

>>> Invisible times continues being represented by justaposition.
>>
>> This is a controversial matter; please do not pretend otherwise.
>
> What is controversial? The invisible times concept? The MathML entity? The
> Unicode character?

Mainly not allowing juxtaposition as default-operator-for-the-context in
presentation markup.

Secondarily, the fact that things like &invisibleTimes and
&applyFunction would be better handled (given the non-availability of
SDATA) as empty elements.

> I think that 'all' computer languages and content/semantic markup ...

But I was speaking about presentation markup.

                                    -- Bill
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