[rfc-i] draft-hildebrand-html-rfc

Joe Hildebrand (jhildebr) jhildebr at cisco.com
Fri Jul 13 08:25:28 PDT 2012


On 7/13/12 4:01 AM, "Iljitsch van Beijnum" <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:

>Both of these are commonly used in equations, would be interesting to say
>the least if they can't be referenced in text. Although I guess real
>mathematicians let the equations speak for themselves, the way real
>programmers let the code speak for itself. But allowing greek and italics
>in the text would make it very hard to read RFCs on traditional text
>terminals and/or converted to the current "legacy" format.

Note: the tooling I used to prepare the draft reads the alt text as LaTeX,
then calls a Google service to create a .png image of the desired size.
Math-types can probably read the LaTex at least as well as any SVG
representation.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand




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