W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-math@w3.org > June 2002

Re: IFRAME vs OBJECT vs EMBED; 'tg' instead of 'tan'; Content/Presentational; MIME type(s)

From: Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 11:36:35 +0200
To: "Gabriel Preda" <gabriel_p@rol.ro>
Cc: <www-math@w3.org>
Message-ID: <86n0u0bzz0.fsf@sophia.inria.fr>

Hi Gabriel,

"Gabriel Preda" <gabriel_p@rol.ro> writes:

> 2.  'tg' instead of 'tan'
>     Here in Romania we use 'tg' instead of 'tan'... how can I change this ?
>     Is <mi> the only solution ?... Thus what shall I do with content-markup

Do you want to change <tan/> to <tg/> ? Why would you like to do so?
It's probably the rendering engine that should be changed in order to
output 'tg' when it meets the <tan/> tag. If you want a tag called
<tg/> you want a different language that is not MathML, a bit like
changing <mi> to <im> as French mathematicians might want to do.
I am not advising against doing it, actually, and it would be quite
simple to write an XSLT transform to map your markup to MathML.

>         "a + b all raised to power 2... " (thus C.M.)
>     So I'm confronted with a big dilemma: Should I use P.M. cause years will
> pass till the first Voice-Browser... or shall I use C.M. cause it approaches
> more to the way we speak Math ??

I am not sure that the first voice-browser that can read maths would
be based on Presentation MathML. If I were you I think I would go for
Content, as you can always translate it back to presentation.


> Thanx 4 your time !

yOu'r3 W3lcom3

> PS: With who am I to talk about a W3C-HQ in Romania ???

HQ? Depends what you mean by HQ. There are W3C offices (i.e. contact
points) in Europe but not in Romania (want to start one?). The nearest
is in Hungary.

Cheers,

Max.
Received on Wednesday, 12 June 2002 05:37:57 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Saturday, 20 February 2010 06:12:51 GMT