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

Peter Dencker dencker at math.uni-luebeck.de
Wed Dec 2 10:41:50 EST 2015

OK, the inconsistency is the point. Now, the question arises how to fix.
In the interests of backward compatibility I would prefer that once
working problems should also in the future...

- Peter

On 12/02/2015 04:25 PM, Damien Guillaume wrote:
>> 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>
> The current behavior, with MathJax displaying equations as if there were
> $ delimiters while other renderers do not, is a bug because it leads to
> errors. I am not suggesting we remove delimiters at this point: the
> easiest fix (which is probably what we will do if it is not already
> done) is to make MathJax display fail when it is missing $ delimiters.
> It makes sense especially since MathJax only supports equations, while
> <m> is supposed to handle LaTeX outside of equation delimiters.
> In the future I think we should move away from non-math LaTeX (which
> would reduce this problem), but that is another topic of discussion.
> Damien
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