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Re: mover vs latin chars with diacriticals

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 13:09:20 +0100
Message-Id: <200605041209.k44C9KYQ000432@edinburgh.nag.co.uk>
To: juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com
CC: www-math@w3.org

> Regarding DSSSL, well I am using (in some sense) it when use XSL. XSL is a
> "subset" of DSSSL

Not at all. they have different syntaxes, different processing models
and different functionality.

>  and next version of DSSSL will be fully a superset of XSL.

Have you ever looked at DSSSL? (it's one of the few ISO standards that
you _can_ look at without paying money).

> Assuming this true (I did not check), two may be prefered over
> "infinite".

you only get infinite ways in mathml by including arbitrary redundant
mrow nesting and similar redundant features. If you going to do that for
mathml you may as well count including arbitrary numbers of zero width
spaces in a plain text Unicode encoding. It's about as relevant.


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