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[MathML3-last-call] clarification of inline math

From: Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 11:03:21 -0400
Message-id: <4AE07439.1000509@nist.gov>
To: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
In MathML 2, the discussion of the display attribute
on the math element was inwardly directed, addressing
primarily how displaystyle and scriptlevel were affected;
it did not explicitly address how the math element
should be treated when embedded in another document,
such as (x)html.  In MathML 3, this is only slightly

I propose the following clarification, from
Michael Kohlhase, be added:
   'Inline math elements should be treated exactly as if
    they were a sequence of words in normal text.
    In particular, this applies to spacing and
    linebreaking: for instance, there should not be
    spaces or line breaks be between inline-math
    and an immediately following punctuation mark.'

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