From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>

Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 19:43:00 -0400

To: www-math@w3.org, dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org

Message-ID: <i78wk7bm63.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 19:43:00 -0400

To: www-math@w3.org, dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org

Message-ID: <i78wk7bm63.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

David -- Thanks for your reply. > Whenever this has come up, I believe that the WG has been consistent in > saying that the correct markup for primes is > <msup><mi>x</mi><mo>′</mo></msup> > where ′ is U+2032. > I think it would be good if systems allowed the ascii ' to also work > (just as they make ascii - make the same thing as &minus, U+2212. Since apostrophe and right-single-quote don't belong in math cdata. Maybe also similar handling for '', ''', and ''''. > This despite the fact that fonts other than TeX ones probably have the > prime raised already as the glyph, the renderer is supposed to just make > the adjustment. > >> My point is that there is insufficient guidance in the spec. > > yes I suppose we could put something in chapter 7 (what has always > previously been chapter 6) Examples with screenshots would be good. Thanks. -- BillReceived on Thursday, 4 June 2009 23:43:44 UTC

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