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

From: Robert Miner <robertm@dessci.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 10:32:47 -0700
Message-ID: <40A20C534FFFD5438E1A756DD25234D3010FF26C@franklin.corp.dessci>
To: "Alex Milowski" <alex@milowski.org>, <www-math@w3.org>
Yes, that would be better.

--Robert

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-math-request@w3.org [mailto:www-math-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Alex Milowski
> Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2010 12:24 PM
> To: www-math@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [MathML3-PR] Alignment with display="block"
> 
> 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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