[whatwg] Mathematics in HTML5
James Graham
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Jun 22 04:18:34 PDT 2006
Michel Fortin wrote:
> Le 20 juin 2006 à 6:53, Robert O'Callahan a écrit :
>
>> I would also like to see a complete description of the CSS extensions
>> required for real high-quality rendering.
>
> I can't claim this is complete, but two ideas come to my mind right now:
[4 suggestions]
Also, as far as I know (and maybe I am just ignorant), there is no way to deal
with wrapping of mathematics e.g.
f(x) = ax^4 + bx^3 + cx^2 + dx + e
should wrap to the right of the equals sign as far as possible (i.e. up until
the point the screen is too narrow) like:
f(x) = ax^4 + bx^3
+ cx^2 + dx
+ e
I'm also not sure there exists a simple mechanism to get multiple lines of
mathematics to line up on a specified point like:
He + He <-> Be + gamma
Be + He <-> C*
C* -> C + gamma
- clearly one could hand tweak this on a case by case basis but it's not ideal.
In addition to those, I'm pretty sure there are also significant character
spacing issues if you're looking for TeX-quality rendering.
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