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Re: several messages about New Vocabularies in text/html

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 14:50:29 +0200
To: "David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>, ian@hixie.ch
Cc: public-html@w3.org, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t827afhf64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 04 Apr 2008 10:56:36 +0200, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>  
wrote:
> While this is a lot better than not allowing math at all (or not
> allowing xml markup in semantic annotations), it is incompatible with
> (and less useful than) what is implemented in mozilla for xhtml+mathml
> where
> <math><mtext><b>foo
> is treated as
> <mathml:math><mfrac><mathml:mtext><xhtml:b>foo
>
> and renders the text in bold in a fraction (which could have been done
> as pure mathmnl, or perhaps form elements are used (which can't be done
> in pure mathml)

That's actually still allowed. There's "special" handling if the current  
node is <mi>, <mo>, <mn>, <ms>, or <mtext> that allows nested HTML and SVG  
in those elements. Ian was talking about the case where the current node  
is not any of those (and that case is checked later so it should be fine).


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Friday, 4 April 2008 12:51:19 UTC

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