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## Re: [Axiom-developer] mathML bug? (bug 7113)

**From**: |
root |

**Subject**: |
Re: [Axiom-developer] mathML bug? (bug 7113) |

**Date**: |
Fri, 22 Feb 2008 12:36:52 -0500 |

>*>> -> x:=104348/33215*
>*>>*
>*>> 104348*
>*>> ------*
>*>> 33215*
>*>>*
>*>> -> factor(numer x)/factor(denom x)*
>*>>*
>*>> 2*
>*>> 2 19 1373*
>*>> ---------*
>*>> 5 7 13 73*
>*>>*
>*>> but mathML output shows:*
>*>>*
>*>> 2*
>*>> 2 191373*
>*>> ---------*
>*>> 571373*
>*>> *
>*>*
>*> The mathML lacks spaces so the factored form of the numerator*
>*> and denominator look like random integers. The spaces need to*
>*> be preserved in a factored object. So I'd expect the output*
>*> to look like the algebra output.*
>*>*
>*> Tim*
>*>*
>*> *
>*I forgot to CC the list on my last email.*
>
>*What I am wondering is if a space to denote multiplication is*
>*best or would it be better,say, to put parentheses around the*
>*factors. Adding the space would be easiest since at present*
>*the multiplication is denoted by the "InvisibleTimes" entity:*
>*⁢ which could easily be changed to a space.*
I'd replace the InvisibleTimes character code to space to
conform to the algebra output.
Tim