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Re: [MathML3-PR] Alignment with display="block"

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 10:23:45 -0700
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To: www-math@w3.org
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 9:11 AM, Robert Miner <robertm@dessci.com> wrote:
> IE + MathPlayer centers too.
>
> We had a discussion at the time when Firefox made the choice.  We had
> the same discussion then, and in the end, we concluded that the bigger
> win was in having the web browser implementations agree, even though we
> technically left it up to the implementation, since in other contexts
> (like Word) the situation was different.  So we changed MathPlayer to
> match Firefox.
>

Then why not make note of this in a non-normative way?  That way all
browser or other user agent implementations can have a record of
a preferred default even if it is only a suggestion.

-- 
--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language
considered."

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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