From: Olle Järnefors <olle_jarnefors@liberal.se>

Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 14:41:49 +0100

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To: www-math@w3.org

Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 14:41:49 +0100

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To: www-math@w3.org

1. Extended-MML? Robert Miner <rminer@geom.umn.edu> wrote on this list some seven months ago [1]: > We really do understand how important, short, human-readable input > syntaxes are. Clearly, your particular needs aren't met by MathML and > would be met by an input syntax more like LaTeX. We are very aware > that most people are in this category. > > Our intention has always been to provide that short, easy input > syntax, and this is exactly what Extended-MML is supposed to do. > Defining this language is the main business of the HTML-Math working > group for the coming year. It is our expectation also that authors > would use MathML extensions as the typical method of interacting withMathML. Is it still the ambition of the HTML-Math WG to define such a language for easy math input (and possibly fall-back representation of math for web browsers lacking special math support) as a layer above the basic MathML layer? 2. Extension of Unicode The charter of the HTML-Math WG [2] contains this passage: > It will be desirable to request from Unicode the registration of > a large number of characters used in mathematics but as yet with > no place in Unicode. Has such a request been made? If so, is it publicly available? 3. References [1] <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-math/msg00024.html> 1998-04-30 [2] <http://www.w3.org/Math/charter.html> 1998-04-30 /Olle -- Olle Järnefors, Stockholm, Sweden <ojarnef@nada.kth.se>, <olle_jarnefors@liberal.se>Received on Thursday, 30 April 1998 08:42:21 UTC

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