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Things needed (was math)

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 1998 19:46:35 +1100 (EST)
To: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
cc: WAI Interest Group <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.980219194428.13933J-100000@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>

On Thu, 19 Feb 1998, Jason White wrote:

> I think there is a need for the following:
[pieces snipped]
> 4. The development of a scheme for embedding XML content in HTML
> documents, so that the mathematics can be fully integrated into the text,
> while retaining the necessary semantic value.
> 5. Implementation by authoring tools and browsers of MathML and the XML
> embedding scheme as mentioned above.

As I read it, the OBJECT tag introduced in HTML 4.0 would allow MATHML or 
XML to be inserted into a document. Then all that is required is an 
interpreter, either as a feature of a browser or as a plug-in.

Charles McCathieNevile
Sunrise Research Laboratory
RMIT University
Received on Thursday, 19 February 1998 04:03:20 UTC

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