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Woudn't a MathML or LaTeX plugin for the wiki handle it much better?
-- [RadomirDopieralski], 2006-12-15
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+1 to this one, too.
-- JanneJalkanen
It would but it goes against [Cover the common things people need|Goals]. IMO, it is very common.
Let's be bold and include the markup in [Creole0.4].
-- [EricChartre], 2007-01-11
Can you maybe backup your opinion with some actual examples?
I, for one, feel inconvinced -- haven't seen superscript in other context than math and chemistry for ages.
-- RadomirDopieralski, 2007-01-11
In a non mathematical context, I use it mostly for units of measurement i.e. square meter m^2^. I also use it for orders of magnitude and to express large numbers 1,342 x 10^14^.
-- [EricChartre], 2007-01-11
So you mean units like "m²" and "m³" and large numbers like 1,342e14? :)
I'd use a math extension to get 1,342×10^14 though, if the notation is important, or even an image if you want to present specific typography. We must remember that this is markup for wikis, not general-purpose typesetting program -- as long as you can get the meaning across, the presentation is not that important.
Hey, how about an extension to Creole that turns "1,342e14" scientific notation into "1,342×10^^14^^" one? Mathching thses numbers with an regexp should be simple. Or even an extension to calculate on the fly expressions like "3*40-12". And a rule that turns "m2" into "m²". Or even an extension that adds the "^^" and "~~" for "<sup>" and "<sub>"... Creole is extensible.
-- RadomirDopieralski, 2007-01-11
moved to [Talk.SuperscriptAndSubscriptProposal]
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10 22-Jan-2007 19:48 0.049 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous
9 12-Jan-2007 03:46 1.792 kB 217.162.145.188 to previous | to last Unicode already has superscript and subscript numbers.
8 12-Jan-2007 03:29 1.585 kB RadomirDopieralski to previous | to last you don't need markup for that -- just type it
7 11-Jan-2007 14:47 0.776 kB Eric Chartre to previous | to last Added examples
6 11-Jan-2007 14:43 0.791 kB Eric Chartre to previous | to last Added some examples
5 11-Jan-2007 09:45 0.562 kB 150.254.78.41 to previous | to last examples?
4 11-Jan-2007 06:13 0.35 kB Eric Chartre to previous | to last More discussion
3 29-Dec-2006 00:54 0.161 kB MartinBudden to previous | to last
2 16-Dec-2006 19:53 0.163 kB JanneJalkanen to previous | to last
1 16-Dec-2006 17:02 0.111 kB RadomirDopieralski to last mathml/latex
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