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Re: Including SVG in MathML (conceptual issue)

From: Max Froumentin <mf@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 12:55:43 +0200
To: "Alexander J. Vincent" <jscript@pacbell.net>
Cc: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bsa4vr2o.fsf@sophia.inria.fr>

"Alexander J. Vincent" <jscript@pacbell.net> writes:

> Thank you for your response, sir.  Would it be possible for a MathML
> future revision to clarify bringing in elements from other namespaces
> such as SVG and using them within the MathML markup?

A future version of MathML is not planned at this point but your
requirement is noted. Namespace mixing is certainly something
specifications now have to address.

> Also, on another note, the SVG use element is very handy in avoiding
> duplicating code.  Might a future MathML revision support a similar
> element for reusing MathML markup -- or is there a procedure I can use
> now to do so?

An XSLT transform comes to mind, which would replace a <use href=""/> element
and replace it with the target.

Max.
Received on Friday, 21 June 2002 07:56:54 GMT

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