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Re: Exploring new vocabularies for HTML

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 04:02:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0803300358120.28180@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sat, 29 Mar 2008, Bruce Miller wrote:
>
> I personally think the most compelling case for annotations, especially 
> in a web context, is to provide presentation MathML for display to 
> humans, along with the corresponding content MathML (when available) for 
> export to applications (or perhaps for audio rendering, or ...).

I agree, but that isn't a problem we're trying to solve for HTML5:

   http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/New_Vocabularies

Nobody includes the equivalent of content MathML when writing their papers 
using LaTeX. Why would they do so with HTML?

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