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Re: New MathML Drafts

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>
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>&prime;</mo></msup>
> where &prime; 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.

                                    -- Bill
Received on Thursday, 4 June 2009 23:43:44 GMT

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