Re: Progress on HTML 3

malcolm clark (cudax@csv.warwick.ac.uk)
Tue, 7 Nov 1995 08:33:47 +0000 (GMT)


Date: Tue, 7 Nov 1995 08:33:47 +0000 (GMT)
From: malcolm clark <cudax@csv.warwick.ac.uk>
To: Robert Hazeltine <r.hazeltine@nepean.uws.edu.au>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Progress on HTML 3 
In-Reply-To: <199511070111.AA27041@kilo.uws.EDU.AU>
Message-Id: <Pine.SV4.3.91.951107083130.13451E-100000@crocus>

On Tue, 7 Nov 1995, Robert Hazeltine wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Can someone fill me in on the state of play with features of HTML3 dealing
> with formulas, maths and the like?  Our library wants to include exam papers
> in its Web pages which contain material that goes beyond HTML2.
> 
> Any suggestions would be helpful.
acrobat, acrobat, acrobat......
> 
html3 maths is a bit limited at best. probably up to
a-level standard (i.e. pre-university). and personally
i doubt that it will ever be implemented generally.
a bit of a minority niche market which netscape
or microsoft are unlikely to address - not when there
are exciting things to do, like blinking.  :-(

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