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Re: Typesetting Mathematics with DocBook
- To: sevillar at team dot ph dot inter dot net
- Subject: Re: DOCBOOK-APPS: Typesetting Mathematics with DocBook
- From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian dot rahtz at computing-services dot oxford dot ac dot uk>
- Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2001 16:28:41 +0100
- Cc: docbook-apps at lists dot oasis-open dot org
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> I guess the only way to go as far as this is concerned is to use
> PassiveTeX and MathML. After about five years of working with LaTeX I
> find MathML's syntax positively atrocious, and the worst part of it is
> that <equation/> blocks are formatted pretty bizarre by PassiveTeX. With
its a rather unfinished setup, I am afraid. since I dont do math
myself, I hope someone else will work on it.
> And in addition, is there a way of adding numbering to the equations and
> then using <xref/> to refer to these numbered equations?
thats one of the things I started to look at about a year ago, and
gave up on in depression.... sorry. volunteers very welcome.
> And finally, how do I get the MathML DTD parsed by my DocBook document?
> Entities like ⁢ defined there cause errors when I try to
> use them.
I thought Norm W had showed somewhere how to do this?