[LON-CAPA-users] FW: printing of math

Gerd Kortemeyer kortemey at msu.edu
Wed Dec 2 10:19:57 EST 2015


> On Dec 2, 2015, at 10:11 AM, Peter Dencker <dencker at math.uni-luebeck.de> wrote:
>> Yes, and this is a known bug.
> Why it is a bug? It seems to be import to distinguish between
>   <m> $ \widetilde{\nu}=1/\lambda $ </m>
> or <m> \( \widetilde{\nu}=1/\lambda \) </m>
> and, on the other hand,
> <m> \[ \widetilde{\nu}=1/\lambda \] </m>

It is important! The bug is not that the delimiters are needed; the bug is that our implementation of MathJax ignores their absence, thus giving authors a false signal of things being correct and working.

- Gerd.

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