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Re: xsl transformation and special characters

From: Robert Miner <RobertM@dessci.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 14:51:45 -0500
Message-Id: <200307041951.h64Jpjo07255@wisdom.geomtech.com>
To: mortena@mip.sdu.dk
CC: www-math@w3.org


I sympathize with your encoding woes.  It's a real pain for us too.

However, I wanted to comment specifically on the WebEQ part:

> *	I can't use the WEB-EQ input-control without writing a class-id
> statement in the header.=20

I think perhaps you mean MathPlayer.  The Input Control is an equation
editor applet, while MathPlayer adds MathML rendering to IE.  Its
MathPlayer that needs the class id in the header. The Input Control
needs applet tags.  Not that makes it any easier, since there's the
hassle of passing markup into the Input Control in an attribute.

> *	I'm not sure tha I can use both mathplayer and input-control on
> the same page.=20

You can use them both. You simply need both applet tags, and the
MathPlayer headers and namespace prefix.

> 2) If I use the  <HTML doctype way then I have to write the mathml =
> like:
> <m:math>... instead of: <math xlms=3D"..." >, this is a problem if I =
> want
> to make it possible to copy mathml from programs like Mathematica, plus
> I can't use the WEB-EQ input-control without writing a class-id
> statement in the header.

We will have a MathPlayer 2 beta before too long that solves this
problem.  It will automatically filter incoming XHTML + MathML
documents into the HTML + MathPlayer code.  I'll would be happy to put
you on the beta list, if you would like.


Dr. Robert Miner                                RobertM@dessci.com
MathML 2.0 Specification Co-editor                    651-223-2883
Design Science, Inc.   "How Science Communicates"   www.dessci.com
Received on Friday, 4 July 2003 15:52:05 UTC

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