[tex4ht] unbalanced parentheses

William F Hammond hammond at csc.albany.edu
Tue Sep 6 02:31:01 CEST 2011

Hi Karl,

Karl Berry writes:

> Is tex4ht-able source available somewhere?  Url?

Now it is:

The xhtml was built with tex4ht from last year's TeXLive.

> It's not the business of the typesetter to detect math errors, so it
> really shouldn't complain.  Unbalanced parentheses are not always an
> error, for sure.  Just a simple interval open at one end and closed at
> the other ... (1,2]

Unbalanced containers are a serious obstacle for translating LaTeX or
LaTeX-like math to presentation MathML.  So sane processing under a
LaTeX profile for this purpose would enforce the use of things like,
for your example, \left(1,2\right]

                                    -- Bill

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