[whatwg] [Fwd: Re: Mathematics in HTML5]
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 7 04:28:01 PDT 2006
White Lynx wrote:
> James Graham wrote:
>> elsewhere on this thread you have convinced me that a lot of CSS work is needed
>> before it can display maths with any degree of complexity in a pleasant manner
>> without requiring extensive, per-formula, adjustments to the style properties
>> that would produce a considerable barrier to authoring.
> Default style sheet will handle arbitrary deep nesting patterns consistently
> withour requiring ad hoc per-formula adjustments.
I was thinking more along the lines of breaking formulae that are wider than the
current column width, getting bracket sizes right without hand tweaking,
uniform-size matrix cells, embedding of formulae inline, and the various other
things that you suggest will not work within CSS.
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