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Re: minor suggestions on Public Editor's draft of MathML

From: Joe Java <cop3252@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 12:38:39 -0700 (PDT)
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To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
Hello David,

> > I am assuming most people will simply look at the chart for the
> > character they want and use the entity name to add it. To make life
> > easier for these people the MathML examples should use these entity
> > names.

> As I say I nearly did this anyway, so I could be persuaded it was a good
> idea:-) I'll pass it past the working group.

One added bonus of using entity names over Unicode numbers is that some characters
are made up of more than one Unicode number, (ex: acE; , cups; , NotEqualTilde; , etc.)
Encoding for these characters is much easier using an entity name.  
Thank you for considering the changes I suggested.  

> David

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