Re: MATH tags and related issues...

Foteos Macrides (
Tue, 16 Apr 1996 19:16:02 -0500 (EST)

Date: Tue, 16 Apr 1996 19:16:02 -0500 (EST)
From: Foteos Macrides <>
Subject: Re: MATH tags and related issues...
Message-Id: <01I3MC832V6Q0053T0@SCI.WFBR.EDU>

Paul Prescod <> wrote:
>At 12:01 AM 4/17/96 +-200, Roger Layton wrote:
>>I am presuming that this listserv is the focal point of discussion 
>> on HTML standards and evolution. This is what I gained from the description 
>> in the W3 pages... (I think that is where I found the address)....However, 
>> the discussions appear to be more around the effective usage of HTML 
>than deeper developmental issues....
>Those are abuses of the forum. People ask HTML coding questions. Other
>people answer them. It turns into a tech support area. Let's talk HTML
>development and see if we can't win it back.
>As far as math goes, it is certainly _appropriate_ here, but I wonder if it
>isn't a broad and complex enough topic for its own mailing list. I suspect
>that serious mathemticians would not hang around long after they read their
>first "what is Javascript?" message.

	Yes, but the IETF-chartered forum for HTML development is
"", and a discussion about math is taking place right
now, so perhaps Roger should check it's archive and join in there.


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