layout/mathml/doc/Notes.txt
author Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin@smedbergs.us>
Tue, 27 May 2008 13:51:53 -0400
changeset 15145 f68cd87e0d10de19925227af59a343d7787167d3
parent 1 9b2a99adc05e53cd4010de512f50118594756650
permissions -rw-r--r--
Back out JS-as-C++, because it's a suspect in the Linux performance regression.

/* ********************************************************************** */
/* Implementation of the MathML W3C REC   http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-MathML */
/* Section 3. Presentation Markup
     3.2 Token Elements 
          3.2.1 Attributes common to token elements 
C-        3.2.2 <mi> -- identifier 
C         3.2.3 <mn> -- number 
C-        3.2.4 <mo> -- operator, fence, or separator 
CSS       3.2.5 <mtext> -- text 
          3.2.6 <mspace/> -- space 
CSS       3.2.7 <ms> -- string literal 
     3.3 General Layout Schemata 
C         3.3.1 <mrow> -- horizontally group any number of subexpressions 
C         3.3.2 <mfrac> -- form a fraction from two subexpressions 
          3.3.3 <msqrt> and <mroot> -- form a radical 
          3.3.4 <mstyle> -- style change 
CSS       3.3.5 <merror> -- enclose a syntax error message from a preprocessor 
          3.3.6 <mpadded> -- adjust space around content 
C         3.3.7 <mphantom> -- make content invisible but preserve its size 
          3.3.8 <mfenced> -- surround content with a pair of fences 
     3.4 Script and Limit Schemata 
C         3.4.1 <msub> -- attach a subscript to a base 
C         3.4.2 <msup> -- attach a superscript to a base 
C         3.4.3 <msubsup> -- attach a subscript-superscript pair to a base 
C         3.4.4 <munder> -- attach an underscript to a base 
C         3.4.5 <mover> -- attach an overscript to a base 
C         3.4.6 <munderover> -- attach an underscript-overscript pair to a base 
C         3.4.7 <mmultiscripts> -- attach prescripts and tensor indices to a base 
     3.5 Tables and Matrices 
CH        3.5.1 <mtable> -- table or matrix 
CH        3.5.2 <mtr> -- row in a table or matrix 
CH        3.5.3 <mtd> -- one entry in a table or matrix 
          3.5.4 <maligngroup/> and <malignmark/> -- alignment markers 
     3.6 Enlivening Expressions 
          3.6.1 <maction> -- bind actions to a subexpression 

Table of argument requirements
------------------------------
 tag        number of children
------------------------------
<mrow>          0 or more
<mfrac>         2 (numerator denominator)
<msqrt>         1
<mroot>         2 (base index)
<mstyle>        1
<merror>        1
<mpadded>       1
<mphantom>      1
<mfenced>       0 or more
<msub>          2 (base subscript)
<msup>          2 (base superscript)
<msubsup>       3 (base subscript superscript)
<munder>        2 (base underscript)
<mover>         2 (base overscript)
<munderover>    3 (base underscript overscript)
<mmultiscripts> 1 or more
                  (base ( subscript superscript ) * [ <mprescripts/> ( presubscript
                  presuperscript ) * ])
<mtable>        0 or more rows (<mtr>s, inferred if necessary)
<mtr>           0 or more table elements (<mtd>s, inferred if necessary)
<mtd>           1
<maction>       1 or more (argument roles depend on actiontype attribute)
*/ 
 
/* NOTES:
Since frames are not refCounted, don't use nsCOMPtr with them
*/



#if 0
// NOTES ----
// border and padding -- study nsHTMLButtonControlFrame.cpp ...

// Text size infos
  nsCOMPtr<nsIFontMetrics> fm;
  aPresContext->GetMetricsFor(GetStyleFont()->mFont, getter_AddRefs(fm));
 
  nsAutoString text;
 
  fm->GetHeight([height]);
  renderingContext->SetFont(fm);
  renderingContext->GetWidth( text, [width] );
  fm->GetMaxAscent( [baseline] );
  fm->GetMaxDescent( [depth] );

#endif