[whatwg] [HTML5] Editorial: 3.10.18. The |sup| and |sub| elements

Matthew Paul Thomas mpt at myrealbox.com
Sat Nov 4 05:00:22 PST 2006

On Nov 1, 2006, at 1:32 PM, Christoph Päper wrote:
> The second to last example should probably better read:
>   <var>E</var> = <var>m</var> · <var>c<var><sup>2</sup>
> or maybe, as the speed of light is a constant,
>   <var>E</var> = <var>m</var> · c<sup>2</sup>.
> ...

Is that equation ever legitimately rendered (in physics textbooks etc) 
with the "m" in a different style from the "c"? If not, perhaps the 
definition of <var> needs to be expanded to include physical constants.

Matthew Paul Thomas

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