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Re: Possible bug in the operator dictionary and mmlalias.ent?

From: Bobby Thomale <bthomale@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 2010 10:54:51 -0600
Message-ID: <a7ada4d71002040854y69733f88j4db3232d2b1221cc@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 9:46 AM, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> for completeness, since all of the other variants of greater and not
>> greater have corresponding less than and not less than entities
>> defined.
>
> It's clear that this is "missing" in some sense, but we're taking a fairly
> hard line in not adding any new names.
>
> If we add a name and someone uses it then any fragments of mathml using that
> that get moved to a document using an older dtd are not well formed and the
> xml parser would reject the entire document.
>
> This is why for example thel doube struck letters only have entities for
> upper case not lower case, even though there are now defined unicode code
> points for upper and lower case

Interesting.

Ok, that makes sense. Fixing the entity that's named wrong is the
important part anyhow.

-- 
Bobby Thomale
Vital Source Technologies
http://www.vitalsource.com
Received on Thursday, 4 February 2010 16:55:24 GMT

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