Re: math alphabets, WAS: Proprietary Card Decks

From: John W Kennedy (
Date: Fri Apr 15 2011 - 14:46:58 CDT

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    On Apr 15, 2011, at 2:06 PM, Asmus Freytag wrote:
    >> For example, a/b might be written like that, but it might be written (still inline) with 'a' over 'b' and a horizontal stroke between. In addition, there is "a over b" which does not have such a stroke (but normally parenthesizes). So one might have a character telling that two parts should be grouped over each other.
    > Just FYI, that distinction is presentational, not semantic, where fractions are concerned.

    Actually, it's semantic:


    is not equal to:
    John W Kennedy
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