[whatwg] Mathematics in HTML5

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Tue Jun 20 05:01:04 PDT 2006

On Tue, 20 Jun 2006 18:47:42 +0700, White Lynx <whitelynx at operamail.com>  

>> How should "formula" be used? There has been some discussion about it.

> In case when everything is reduced to fractions and simple indices,
> it can be optional. But having such an element is still important for  
> those who want to mark formulae explictly.

Then why include it now? It can be added later.

On the other hand, an element for out-of-line formulae would be nice. At  
least it wouldn't be a no-op element (that is, an element which doesn't  
change the appearance of the document unless specially styled). Practice  
shows that noone uses no-op elements consistently anyway.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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