Re: Super and Subscripts

Dave Raggett (
Fri, 20 Jan 95 10:30:44 EST

> this is suspiciously nearer to TeX ... While I agree that it's the best
> choice to write maths, do we want to add support for all these things?

Adding support for TeX to browsers is a major increase in complexity.
By contrast, adding support into HTML for the HTML.math proposal costs
surprisingly little code. The Adobe symbol font is available on most
platforms (PCs, Macs and Unix), and provides most of what people need.
We can work to get improved public domain fonts for rarer symbols.

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