[links-list] WHOOPS -- ignore last letter Re: Re: Rendering of SGML and super/subscripts

Matt Ackeret mattack at area.com
Tue Aug 13 12:12:45 PDT 2002


On Tue, 13 Aug 2002, Matt Ackeret wrote:
>On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, Steve White wrote:
>>Josef, I disagree with you about offset superscripts.  I find the
>>offset superscripts far easier to read than inline versions.
>>
>>You seem to argue that Landau would have agreed with me.
>>
>>But this is a matter of taste.  Ideally, it should be up to the user.
>>
>>Oh, yes, I did indeed read theses that were written on a mechanical
>>typewriter.  In fact, I seem to remember typing one--subscripts,
>>superscripts, sums, integrals, matrices, and everything.  I sure
>>wish I'd had a computer to do that job!
>>
>>("..slows down rendering..."  Come on!)
>
>I agree with you about the "come on" part, but actually can this be done
>in one pass?

DOH sorry.  I have been catching up on mail from over my vacation, and was
thinking this was discussion about super and subscripts for *LYNX*..
There has been discussion about problems with sub and superscripts there
too.

>
>Hasn't lynx already output the text *so far* on the line when it runs
>into the superscript info?
>
>

mattack at area.com

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