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Re: Exploring new vocabularies for HTML

From: Michael Kohlhase <m.kohlhase@jacobs-university.de>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 07:41:50 +0200
Message-ID: <47EF281E.8080506@jacobs-university.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov>, public-html@w3.org, www-math@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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?
As I said in the other thread, e.g. for search engines that feed on 
content representations. In our interactions with Math publishers there 
seemed to be interest in this.


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