Re: [jats-list] Computer algorithms

Subject: Re: [jats-list] Computer algorithms
From: "dal dalapeyre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <jats-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:28:23 -0000
> On Mar 13, 2018, at 11:14 AM, Alexander Schwarzman aschwarzman@xxxxxxxxx
<jats-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I think, your decision might depend on the complexity of algorithms.
> We did consider using <code> and rejected that approach because the
> <code>'s content model is not rich enough for our needs. We use
> <table-wrap id="algo1" content-type="algorithm" position="float"> for
> displayed algorithms and <table-wrap id="algo2"
> content-type="algorithm" position="anchor"> for in-text algorithms.
> There are business rules related to id's, labels, captions, and
> content of algorithms that are checked via Schematron. We use
> <table-wrap>, rather than <fig>, because we make full use of alignment
> mechanisms and other table facilities to deal properly with the
> elaborate nature of algorithms published in OSA journals.

I had assumed that (like <preformat> as was suggested by
Daniel ObBrien) that algorithms were monospaced, and
that would take care of the alignment. Are OSA (and Marybs)
algorithms in a proportional font?


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