Thoughts on LibreOffice Math

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Wed Jun 26 05:09:35 PDT 2013

On 25/06/13 23:38, Khaled Hosny wrote:
> If I were to do it, I'd retire Math as separate application (may be keep
> it for old documents or people who really want to use it), and integrate
> math in text editing as a first class citizen, so editing a math formula
> is just like editing a table for example. And since MathML is the math
> language of ODF it should be natively supported and the rendering model
> be written around it.

problem with that is that there are actually 2 text editing components,
Writer and EditEngine (used by Impress/Draw/Calc)... the current
architecture of Math embedded objects has the advantage that it works
with both of these and so in all applications.

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