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Re: [MathML3-last-call] default stretching for sum & int in chapter 3 contradicts operator dictionary

From: Neil Soiffer <neil.soiffer@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 12:55:59 -0700
Message-ID: <d98bce170909251255m6c6ca9b7ueb6d9de5f2b1d27f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
David's fix reminded me that I should have included the cvs log info in my
reply.  The fix was in:

/w3ccvs/WWW/Math/Group/spec/xml/presentation-markup.xml,v
revision: 1.272


2009/9/24 Neil Soiffer <neil.soiffer@gmail.com>

> Thank you for your comment.  This has been resolved by changing
>
> "Most common opening and closing fences are defined in the operator
> dictionary to stretch by default; and they stretch vertically. Also,
> operators such as &sum;, &int;, /, and vertical arrows stretch vertically
> by default. "
>
> to say:
>
> "By default, most vertical arrows, along with most opening and closing
> fences are defined in the operator dictionary to stretch by default."
>
>
> Neil Soiffer
> Senior Scientist
> Design Science, Inc.
> www.dessci.com
> ~ Makers of MathType, MathFlow, MathPlayer, MathDaisy, WebEQ, Equation
> Editor ~
>
>
> 2009/9/24 Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
>
>> In section 3.2.5.8.2 "Vertical Stretching Rules", it is indicated that
>> &sum; and &int; stretch vertically by default:
>>
>> "Most common opening and closing fences are defined in the operator
>> dictionary to stretch by default; and they stretch vertically. Also,
>> operators such as &sum;, &int;, /, and vertical arrows stretch vertically by
>> default."
>>
>> However, the operator dictionary does not define these symbols as
>> stretchy. Hence I suggest to remove from chapter 3 the requirement that sum
>> and int stretch vertically.
>>
>>
>>
>
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