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Re: Technical reasons for some options taken on design of MathML

From: <juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 08:26:43 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <3305.217.124.69.221.1143822403.squirrel@webmail.canonicalscience.com>
To: <www-math@w3.org>

In my reply to Paul Libbrecht I wrote,

> I can see your point, with a fixed number of arguments,
> something like
>
> <msup><mi>a</mi><mi>b</mi><mi>c</mi></msup>
>
> is clearly wrong. But correctness of markup does not help you
> to discern
>
> <msup><mrow><mi>a</mi></mrow><mi>b</mi><mi>c</mi></msup>
>
> from
>
> <msup><mrow><mi>a</mi><mi>b</mi></mrow><mi>c</mi></msup>
>
> Both are correct, but maybe only the second is you were
> trying to type.

Which is wrong! Last example

<msup><mrow><mi>a</mi><mi>b</mi></mrow><mi>c</mi></msup>

is correct.

But former would read

<msup><mi>a</mi><mrow><mi>b</mi><mi>c</mi></mrow></msup>

Sorry by inconvenience!


Juan R.

Center for CANONICAL |SCIENCE)
Received on Friday, 31 March 2006 16:27:00 GMT

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