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Re: MathML in HTML: syntax for hypertext links

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 22:39:49 -0400
Message-ID: <49D576F5.5060500@mit.edu>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
CC: public-html@w3.org
David Carlisle wrote:
>> One question I do have: what are the main reasons for links in MathML 
>> right now in the first place?
> 
> well, MathML is math on the web, and a web without links is rather dull.

Sure; I was looking for specific cases of people actually using links in 
MathML markup.

> The NAG documentation (describing a numerical library) has hundreds of
> thousands of such links as each "variable" in an expression is (usally)
> a parameter of some routine, linked back to the parameter description.

And that answers my question.  :)

-Boris
Received on Friday, 3 April 2009 02:40:36 GMT

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