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[Bug 7848] MathML version used in HTML5

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David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>  2009-10-09 11:18:59 ---
As a personal comment, I think that it would be most desirable for html5 to
reference mathml3 (or simply the latest version of mathml)
mathml3 is being developed along a similar timeline as html5, and any issues
that help integration will be addressed on the mathml side in mathml3, mathml2
being essentially frozen.

To give one specific example; html5 draft currently includes all the "mathml"
entity definitions. these are the definitions in mathml3 not mathml2.
mathml3/html5 definitions take advantage of recent changes to unicode (and also
fix some anomalies in the mathml2 ones).

MathML3 also includes specific support for directionality (via an html-like dir
attribute) which will be important for html+mathml documents in some locales.


David Carlisle
(MathML co-editor, but speaking for myself)


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