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MathML Book proposal needs help

From: <ajvincent@juno.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 23:39:56 GMT
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Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

I'm working on a book proposal to bring MathML to high-school students and teachers, to website/webhost administrators and to mathematics textbook authors.  I've already written one book on JavaScript, so I have a fairly good idea how difficult a task it is.  I'm still enthusiastic about the concept.

Unfortunately, I am not a mathematics instructor.  At best I am a hobbyist, having graduated high school with one year of calculus.

I'm looking for help, preferably a coauthor who has more solid credentials and experience in professional mathematics, in putting together a proposal for various publishing brands.  I expect such brands to include Addison-Wesley and/or O'Reilly.  I consider myself an expert in web design, and regularly keep updated on the latest from w3.org and mozilla.org, so I don't necessarily need help with the web-based aspects.  

Ideally, such a book would help students and teachers in mathematics and science join their peers in language arts and history in the computer age:  delivering reports and homework as a computer file instead of paper and pencil.  I'd appreciate any help readers of this list could offer.

Very Respectfully Yours,



Alexander J. Vincent
author, JavaScript Developer's Dictionary (Sams Publishing)
moderator, XML forum @ www.codingforums.com
Vallejo, CA




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