From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 30 2007 - 14:55:26 CST
Ruszlan Gaszanov wrote:
> As for formula editors, I'm not sure about Open Office, but MS Word equation editor was written long before mathematical alphabets were encoded in Unicode. I'm not sure how it encodes the variables internally, but in any case, those variables are encoded as regular letters in PDF.
> I'm not sure if Microsoft is planning to rewrite their equation editor anytime soon, or are they going to use characters from mathematical alphabets if they do, but I know for sure that many users will be using current versions of MS Word for years from now for writing mathematical and technical texts among other things.
Point of information:
Office 2007 includes a completely new math layout handler, math input language, math font.
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