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Re: triple and quadruple dots and the MathML test suite

From: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 13:39:12 +0200
Message-ID: <4DD10CE0.4090006@free.fr>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
CC: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
Le 16/05/2011 12:40, David Carlisle a écrit :
> On 16/05/2011 10:48, Frédéric WANG wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm wondering what characters to use for triple and quadruple dots. The
>> MathML dictionary contains
>>
>> 'COMBINING THREE DOTS ABOVE' (U+20DB)
>> and
>> 'COMBINING FOUR DOTS ABOVE' (U+20DC)
>>
>> but the
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML/chapter7.html#chars.comb-chars
>>
>> says COMBINING characters should not be used.
>>
>
> well combining characters should be avoided where possible, but in (I 
> think) three cases I couldn't see an alternative, and Unicode hasn't 
> added non combining versions, so I think here the markup has to use
> the codepoints for the combining characters.
>
> David
>
OK, thanks.

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