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Re: Supporting MathML and SVG in text/html, and related topics

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 13:08:06 +0200
Message-Id: <C914B63E-5CBB-4A50-8370-B7580E7129E8@activemath.org>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>, Public MathML mailing list <www-math@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>

Le 16 avr. 08 à 12:49, Henri Sivonen a écrit :
> On Apr 16, 2008, at 13:30, Paul Libbrecht wrote:
>> I don't know how big the holy name of backwards compatibility is
>
> *Very* big and *very* holy.

Unfortunately, that holyness can only be seen from the measured by  
the eyes of the billions of users' experiences.
That is... backwards compatibility could mean, for a portion of them,  
backwards compatibility to the many bugs of Netscape 4 or Internet  
Explorer 5.

I don't think this is what you want although it seems that the  
statistics seem to be the hammer argument here.

paul

Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2008 11:09:02 GMT

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