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Re: mstyle@accent applies to mo and munderover/mover descendants

From: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:27:02 +0100
Message-ID: <50191286.7070700@nag.co.uk>
To: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
On 30/07/2012 15:26, Frédéric WANG wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> The "accent" attribute can be specified on mstyle but the MathML REC
>  does not seem to specify whether it applies to mo or munderover
> descendants. Since "accentunder" is allowed on mstyle, I guess
> "accent" applies to munderover descendants. That's not really a
> problem if it applies to "mo" or not (mo@accent is used to determine
>  munderover@accent). However, that gives a dissymmetry between the
> effect of mstyle@accentunder and mstyle@accent. So is it the intended
> behavior that "accent" applies to both mo and munderover
> descendants?
>


Speaking personally I think the answer has to be yes.

Looking at 3.3.4
http://www.w3.org/Math/draft-spec/chapter3.html#presm.mstyle

I think accent applies to munderover (and mover) because of the second 
bullet point

and it applies to mo because of the third.

David

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