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Re: MathML capable browser

From: Jason Thomason <thomason@cm.math.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 9 Dec 1998 17:49:31 -0600 (CST)
To: Robert Miner <rminer@geomtech.com>
cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.981209174801.14147A-100000@cm.math.uiuc.edu>
what would be the advantage of using this browser instead of something
like Internet Explorer or Netscape in conjunction with WebEQ's browser
component for WebTeX/MathML?

Jason Thomason
URH 0534 Townsend
1010 W. Illinois St.
Urbana, IL  61801
217-332-4263
thomason@cm.math.uiuc.edu

On Wed, 9 Dec 1998, Robert Miner wrote:

> 
> Hello everyone.
> 
> I thought people might be interested in checking out the e-Lite
> browser from ICESoft AS.  E-Lite is an ultra lightweight Java web
> browser with native MathML support.  You can download it at
> 
>     http://www.icesoft.no/DOWNLOAD/ELite.html
> 
> It is a commercial product ($30) but you can try it free of charge for
> 30 days.
> 
> E-Lite uses built-in WebEQ technology to render embedded MathML
> fragments, delimited by <math> ... </math> tags.   At this point,
> E-Lite is using WebEQ 2.2, so it is not quite full MathML
> compatibility, and there are still alignment problems, etc.
> 
> However, you can expect much improved MathML rendering soon, as WebEQ
> 2.3 is integrated in to E-Lite.
> 
> ICESoft just won an award at JavaWorld for their browser component
> (their main business is licensing Java browser component technology).
> You can read more about it at
> 
>     http://www.icesoft.no/PR/19981207.html
> 
> 
> --Robert
> 
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> Robert Miner                          http://www.webeq.com
> Geometry Technologies, Inc.           email: rminer@geomtech.com
>                                       phone: 651-223-2884
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
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