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Re: The problems with namespaces in text/html

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 17:17:08 -0400
To: dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <i7lknpxk8b.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

Jacques Distler <distler@golem.ph.utexas.edu> writes:

> Is <b> really needed, when one has <mstyle  mathvariant="bold"> (which
> works everywhere in MathML)?

Yes, <b> (or something) is needed.

<mstyle> is not allowed in <mtext> even though Mozilla seems to
tolerate it there.  <mstyle> corresponds to what is casually called
mathbold in LaTeX.  My suggestion for using <b> in <mtext> corresponds
to using \textbf{} inside \text{} inside \displaymath{}.

                                    -- Bill
Received on Monday, 9 October 2006 21:17:24 UTC

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