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Re: Mathematical selection

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 22:17:46 +0200
Message-ID: <442C3CEA.6060506@activemath.org>
To: Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov>
Cc: www-math@w3.org

Bruce Miller wrote:
> To get back to Paul's original question;  Have you thought of
> taking a hybrid approach?  Ie. expand the selection based
> on presentation-tree considerations, and then _if_ there are
> parallel markup linkages, adjust the selection as needed.
> That would seem to do as much fixup as you can, given whatever
> markup you're given.
I'd certainly be in favour.
How would you combine things when there's several content-markups ?
> Depending on what the selection is _for_, however, a pure
> single content subtree might not be what's desired, however.
> It might be reasonable to select multiple subtrees provided
> they are adjacent siblings. Assuming the above example were
> properly nested (using standard precedence :> ), "*a"
> (two subtrees) might be a useful selection that would fit
> the criterion. OTOH, you wouldn't be able to select "*a+",
> which is a good thing.
I think I am missing your point.

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