[sugar] Abiword on the OLPC?
Thu Oct 26 21:12:50 EDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 11:02 +1000, Martin Sevior wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-10-26 at 15:51 -0400, Ivan Krsti? wrote:
> > J.M. Maurer wrote:
> > > I'll do the initial implementation next week if no-one beats me to it.
> > > I'll base it upon the document above (which I know is a work in
> > > progress).
> > If you work on this, please be sure to use the latest draft in git (the
> > browser is available at http://dev.laptop.org/git.do). Thanks!
> Hi Ivan,
> I see that subscript/superscript are only accessible in Math Mode. I'm
> not convinced this is a good idea. There are many common uses of
> subscripts and superscripts which are not related to Maths.
> Regarding the Math mode, I suggest you employ "latex" rather than the
> full "tex" language. Latex is much more widely used and documented and
> can accommodate extremely complex expressions. In addition as an
> implementation detail, there exist a rather well established Latex (or
> Itex) to MathML translators which will allow currently available
> browsers (and AbiWord :-) to create nicely layed out maths rather than
> embedded images created via the TeX processor.
Oh, another issue. The citations appear to only allow the creation of
"endnotes". Many documents and text books make extensive use of
footnotes. It appears that Crossmark does not allow these. Is this
correct? Are you sure this is a good idea?
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